OREM--Kirk Frank Cowan, age 26, former resident of Highland, Utah, and presently of Orem, was called back to our Heavenly Father on Sunday, June 13, 1999 at about 6:30 p.m. as a result of a motorcycle accident in Provo Canyon.
He was born November 17, 1972 in Rexburg, Idaho, to L. Frank and Jacqueline Johnson Cowan. He married Michelle Thomas on March 1, 1997 in the Salt Lake LDS Temple. Kirk was an active member of the LDS Church and served an honorable mission in Columbus, Ohio. He has been a long-time employee of Perry Olsen Dry Wall, and presently employed by Cal Ply Company. Kirk was a student at Utah Valley State College and a member of the National Honor Society. He loved wrestling, motorcycle rides, fly fishing, magic tricks, golf, and was an accomplished artist. He was a beloved scout leader in the Sharon Park 3rd Ward in Orem.Kirk is survived by his wife, Michelle of Orem; his parents, Frank and Jackie Cowan of Highland; his five brothers, Jason and Natalie Cowan and their two sons, Chase and Cole Cowan of Eagle Mountain; Bradley and Sabrina Cowan of Eagle Mountain; Scott and Jillynn Cowan of Lehi; Nathan Cowan and Troy Cowan, both of Highland; Michelle's parents, Harry L. and Connie Thomas of Sandy; sister-in-law, Mandy Thomas, brother-in-law, Ryan Thomas, both of Sandy; and both extended families.
Kirk will be truly missed by all who knew and loved him.
The family would like to give a very special thanks to all those wonderful people who stopped to help and offer support at the accident site, may the Lord bless and protect you wherever you are.
A Kirk F. Cowan Memorial Fund has been established at all branches of the Bank of American Fork for all those who would like to contribute.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, June 19, 1999, at 2 p.m. in the Sharon Park 3rd Ward LDS Chapel, 225 E. 200 No., Orem. Family and friends may call Friday evening 7-9 p.m. at the Wing Mortuary, 118 E. Main, Lehi, and Saturday at the church from 12:30 - 1:30 prior to services. Interment, Highland City Cemetery.
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