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James Aaron McGowan

June 11, 1928 ~ September 5, 2023 (age 95) 95 Years Old
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Obituary

   JAMES AARON McGOWAN, age 95, of Worthington, died Tuesday, September 5, 2023, at Eagan Pointe Senior Living in Eagan, Minnesota. He was born June 11, 1928, in Nobles County, to Francis William and Frances Lorraine (Lass) McGowan. Jim graduated from Worthington High School in 1946. He served his country in the United States Army.

   Jim married Myrna Cotter on June 13, 1953. The couple lived in Worthington where Jim worked at Campbell Soup Company for over thirty-four years, retiring as Maintenance Manager. After he retired, he attended Jackson Vocational School to learn woodworking. He created many beautiful projects for family, friends, and neighbors. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, traveling and woodworking.

   Jim is survived by his wife, Myrna McGowan, Eagan; two daughters, Patricia Bernat, Acworth, GA; and Tari (Patrick) Keene, Eagan; and a brother, Gene (Susan) McGowan, Sioux Falls, SD.

   He was preceded in death by his parents.

   A memorial service will be 11 am Wednesday, October 18, at the Dingmann Funeral Home, in Worthington, officiated by Deacon Vern Behrends. A time of fellowship will be one hour prior to the service at the funeral home on Wednesday. Burial of cremains will be in the Sacred Heart Cemetery in Brewster.

     In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Grace Hospice or Alzheimer’s Association.

 

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Services

Time of Fellowship
Wednesday
October 18, 2023

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Dingmann Funeral Home (Worthington)
1545 N. McMillan Street
Worthington, Minnesota 56187
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Memorial Service
Wednesday
October 18, 2023

11:00 AM
Dingmann Funeral Home (Worthington)
1545 N. McMillan Street
Worthington, Minnesota 56187
Guaranteed delivery before the Memorial Service begins

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