Cowan, Nathan Emory, III
Birth: Sunday, May 01, 1949 in Cresson, Pennsylvania
Residence: Lusby, Maryland
Death: Tuesday, July 17, 2018 at the age of 69
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Nathan Emory "Nate" Cowan, 69, of Lusby, MD formerly of Riverdale, MD passed away on July 17, 2018 at this residence. He was born on May 1, 1949 in Cresson, PA to the late Christina Marie and Nathaniel Emory Cowan, Jr. He was the loving husband to Sandra Cowan whom he married in Upper Marlboro, MD in November 1982.

Nate graduated from Bladensburg High School in 1967. He went on to work for Brandywine Sand & Gravel as a Dispatcher for over 30 years and retired in 2000. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, doing crossword puzzles, making fudge, and most of all he loved Christmas and being with family.

Nate is survived by his wife of 35 years Sandra Cowan of Lusby, MD; children, Stephen Cowan, Dawn Cowan, and Joe Cowan all of South Carolina; step sons, John Deitzel of Waldorf, MD and James Deitzel of Germany; siblings, Florence Norris of Sherwood, MD, Lynta Huff of Cordova, MD, James Cowan of Abingdon, VA, Shirley Williams of Annapolis, MD, Mary Donn of Brentwood, MD and Martha Westman of St. Leonard, MD; 8 grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; siblings, Connie Watson and Christina Shott; and step son, Michael Heller.

There will be no public services because the family is honoring Nate's last wishes. He wanted everyone to remember him as he was in life. He was a kind and beautiful husband, father, and person. Arrangements by Rausch Funeral Home.
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