Fred Livingston CowleyNovember 26, 1932 ~ November 23, 2017 (age 84)
Fred Livingston Cowley
Fred Livingston Cowley, born November 26, 1932, in Grace, Idaho, died peacefully on November 22, 2017.
He grew up in Utah along the Wasatch Front, living in Ogden, Riverdale, Orem and Salt Lake City. He graduated from Lincoln High School in Orem, class of 1951. In 1955 he graduated from BYU and was commissioned a 2nd lieutenant in the Air Force. After pilot training he was assigned to Barksdale Air Force Base flying B47 jet bombers. When released from the Air Force, he taught school in Ashton, Idaho and Intermountain Indian School in Brigham City, Utah. He transferred with the government to Defense Depot Ogden and then to the Bureau of Reclamation in Salt Lake City and Boise. After retirement, he ran a water conditioning business for several years.
Fred was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. He was a scoutmaster in four different wards, a bishop, and temple worker. He was an enthusiastic adventurer who loved airplanes, the mountains, and dirt roads, especially if they could be shared with family or friends.
He married Shirleen Ericksen on September 15, 1953. Their marriage was later solemnized in the Ogden LDS temple. They raised three daughters, Fredee (Phillip) Adams, Judy (Terry) Swain, Nannette (Jim) Kaiserman, and one son, Louis Tad (Kim) Cowley. They have ten grandchildren and ten great grandchildren.
A viewing will be held from 6:00-7:00 pm on Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2017, at the Bowman Funeral Parlor, 10254 W Carlton Bay Dr, Garden City, and from 10:00-10:45 am on Thursday, Nov. 33, 2017, at the LDS meeting house, 5900 W. Castle Drive, Boise. A funeral service will follow at 11:00 am. Interment with military honors will be at the Brigham City, Utah Cemetery at 2:00 on Friday, Dec. 1, 2017.
In lieu of flowers the family asks that donations be made to the LDS Humanitarian Fund or an act of service or kindness be performed.