Elaine R. Mowry - 65

3/21/1949 - 5/1/2014

Chana, IL

Elaine R. Mowry, age 65, of Chana passed away on Thursday May 1, 2014 in her home. She was born on March 22, 1949 in Rochelle, IL the daughter of George and Christine (Ebens) Jacobs. She married Edward Mowry on November 28, 1968 in Chana. Elaine worked as a manager for the Benjamin Franklin store in Oregon, farmed in the Chana area, as well as working as a beautician out of her home. She was a member of the Chana Mom’s Club and was very active at following all of her children’s and grandchildren’s activities especially sporting events. She was known for her open door policy in her home and always putting others first. She is survived by her husband Ed of Chana; sons, Ed (Kary) Mowry of Chana, Terry (Dyan) Mowry of Oregon, and Troy (Heather) Mowry of Chana; sister, Sharon (James) Benjamin of Rockford; grandchildren, Caleb, Kole, Shane, Tyler, Alyssa, and Ethan; and brother and sister-in-law, Gerard and Carol McLain. She was predeceased by her parents and daughter-in-law Georgia Mowry. Funeral services will be 10:30 am, Tuesday, May 6, 2014 at Farrell Holland Gale Funeral Home, 110 S. 7th St., Oregon. Visitation will be from 4-7 pm, Monday at the funeral home. Memorials may be directed to Serenity Hospice & Home, Oregon or Univ. of Wisc. oncology department.


Monday 4-7 PM in FHG--Oregon


Tuesday 10:30 AM in FHG--Oregon

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