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Obituary: Karen Louise McOmber Gowan

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1954 ~ 2004

Karen Louise McOmber Gowan born November 13, 1954 passed away June 11, 2004.

Born and raised in Salt Lake City, UT, Karen graduated from the University of Utah with degrees in Nursing and Spanish. She served a faithful mission for the LDS church in Buenos Aires, Argentina. She was married to Earl Gowan and sealed in the Jordan River Temple, later divorced.

Karen loved reading cooking, gardening and sewing. She loved music, particularly the Moody Blues, Elvis Presley and the Beatles. Most of all, she loved her children Tyler, 14; Sydney, 12; and Christina, 9. Karen is survived by her parents, Winston and Louise McOmber, her children; her five brothers and one sister: Brent, Bruce (Marie), Tyler (Terri), Steven (Selu), and Stan (Michelle) McOmber and Linda (Charlie) Burton.

Funeral Services, Wednesday, June 16, 12:00 noon with a viewing for one hour before at the Parkview Ward, 9855 South 2300 East, Sandy, UT. Interment at Wasatch Lawn Memorial Park, 3401 S. Highland Drive, SLC, UT. Viewing also held Tuesday, June 15 from 6:00-8:00 p.m. at Larkin Sunset Gardens, 1950 East 10600 South, Sandy, UT.

In lieu of flowers, family requests donations be made to Karen Gowan children's fund at any Zions Bank.