Shirley May Denney Gowan
November 30, 2022
Shirley died peacefully surrounded by loving family and the kind staff of her assisted living facility on the morning of November 17, 2022. Shirley Mae Denny was born at the Sacred Heart Hospital in Havre in 1935. She initially lived on a ranch with her parents William Curtis Denney and Rose Etta Putra Denney but later moved to Chinook. She graduated from Chinook High School.
Shirley was a loving wife of 71 years to her husband, Walter Garrett Gowan, Sr. Walt and Shirley married April 7, 1951, in Havre, Montana and had three sons. Shirley accompanied her Air Force husband to multiple base...
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