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Stephen W. Cowell

December 30, 1947 August 10, 2016
Stephen W. Cowell
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Obituary for Stephen W. Cowell

Stephen W. Cowell, a longtime resident of Belton, Texas, died unexpectedly August 10, 2016. He was 68 years old. Steve was born on December 30, 1947 in Highland Park, Michigan to parents, Mary (nee Abercrombie) and Glenn Cowell.

Steve proudly served in the United States Marine Corps during the Vietnam Conflict. Following his military service, Steve worked and retired as a manager for GM and Electronic Data Systems (EDS).

Steve loved fishing and watching NASCAR. He was also an avid Detroit sports fan. Steve enjoyed spending time with his friends and family, especially his faithful dog companion, Greta.

Steve is survived by his loving children, Kelly (Tony) Greenslade, Shannon (Andy) Smith, Mike (Laura) Cowell, and Carrie (Charlie) Grover, and his cherished grandchildren, Olivia, Sophia, Leah, Lily, Allison, Isabella, Evelyn, Luke, and Katie. He is also survived by his siblings, Linda (Boyd) Knowlson, John (Mary Ann) Cowell, and Kathy (the late Tony) Vitale. Steve is preceded in death by his parents, Glenn and Mary Cowell.

A service celebrating Steve's life will be held at Great Lakes National Cemetery, Holly, Michigan on Wednesday, August 24th at 1pm. Military honors will be rendered by the United States Marine Corp.

Memorials may be made to The Disabled American Veterans (


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