Brenda Gowan, 55, passed away Friday, March 23, 2012 at Deaconess Gateway in Newbugh. She was born in Tell City on November 27, 1956 to Pearl (Mullis) Whalen and the late K. Frank Whalen.
Brenda had worked for Branchville Correctional Facility and was a member of St. Pius Catholic Church. She was united in marriage on October 4, 1986 to Robert Gowan, who precedes her in death in 2010.
She enjoyed sports and watching the Indianapolis Colts.
Surviving is her son, Brad Gowan of Tell City; mother, Pearl (Mullis) Whalen of Tell City; sisters, Beth Nix, Norma Deel, both of Tell City and Arlene Rauscher of Huntingburg; brothers, Frank, Michael, Stephen, John and David Whalen, all of Tell City.
Funeral services will be Monday at 10:00 a.m., March 26, 2012 at Zoercher-Gillick Funeral Home. Rev. Barnabas Gillespie, O.S.B. will officiate. Burial will follow in St. Mary’s Cemetery. Visitation will be Sunday from 1-7 p.m. and Monday 8:30 a.m. until service time at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions maybe made to the Susan G. Komen Foundation.