Madison-Eugene E. Gowan, age 85, passed away on November 16, 2016.
He was born on October 4, 1931 in Manhattan, NY, the son of Edward J. and Helen E. Gowan. Gene married his loving wife, Veronica (Ronnie) Finnerty on September 24, 1955 in Brooklyn, NY. He was preceded in death by Ronnie, the love of his life, in 2010, and his son Kenny in 1960.
Gene had a long, successful career at CUNA MUTUAL retiring as a Vice President in 1991. Gene and Ronnie then moved to Niceville, FL for years. They then moved back to Madison when all of their children and grandchildren came back to the area.
Gene is survived by his four sons, Jim, Gene (Kristin), Brian (Barbi), Ed (Wendy); his 10 grandchildren, Taylor, Aaron, Reid, Abby, Brynn, Justina, Kevin, Erica, Kristin, and Rene; along with his sister, Lois Schubert.
The family would like to thank the staff at Coventry Village and The Waterford for the care they provided Gene. Lastly, we would like to thank the incredible staff of Agrace for all they did to make Gene's journey a comfortable one.
Services will be held at the GUNDERSON WEST FUNERAL AND CREMATION CARE, 7435 University Avenue, Middleton, at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, November 28, 2016. Visitation will be held at the funeral home on Monday from 9:00 a.m. until the time of service.
In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to Agrace HospiceCare, 5395 E. Cheryl Pkwy., Madison, WI 53711.
Online condolences may be made at www.gundersonfh.com.
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