Betty Jane Cowen

Betty Jane Cowen
Nov. 20, 1925-Oct. 22, 2012
ARGOS — Betty Jane Cowen, 86, formerly of Argos, passed away Oct. 22, 2012 at 6:03 a.m. at Rittenhouse Senior Living of Indianapolis following an illness since May, 2012.
She was born Nov. 20, 1925 in Culver to Harry and Isa (Riggs) Young. She was a life-time resident of Marshall County.
March 27, 1964 at the Poplar Grove United Methodist Church in Culver, she married Eldon F. Cowen, who preceded her Feb. 6.
Betty worked at the State Exchange Bank in Culver for more than 20 years and later worked at the Argos Medical Center.
She was a member of Poplar Grove United Methodist Church, where she was active in the United Methodist Women’s organization.
She was also a graduate of Culver High School class of 1943.
She is survived by her daughter – Susan Cowen-Jenkins and husband Jeff of Indianapolis; granddaughter – Corina Bruce and husband Collin and their children Joshua and Andrew of Chardon, Ohio; and grandson – Lennard Began of Chardon, Ohio; sister – Doris Kleckner of Indianapolis; and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, brother — Harry Young and her twin brother — Bob Young.
Friends may visit with the family Wednesday Oct. 24, 2012 from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Earl-Grossman Funeral Home, 208 N. Michigan St., Argos, and one hour prior to the funeral service at the church.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday Oct. 25, 2012 at the Poplar Grove United Methodist Church, 15315 W. S.R. 10, Culver with Rev. Henry Sprunger officiating.
Burial will be at Maxinkuckee IOOF Cemetery at Poplar Grove, Culver.
Memorial contributions may be made to Poplar Grove United Methodist Church; Attn: Nancy Strycker 15314 W. S.R. 10, Culver, IN 46511 or the American Heart Association, 3816 Paysphere Circle, Chicago, IL 60674.
Electronic condolences may be sent to the family at
Arrangements have been entrusted with the Earl-Grossman Funeral Home, Argos.