Larry G. Cowling
Larry G. Cowling was born to Jennie, and Earl Cowling August 21, 1937 in Aspen, CO. He spent his childhood on his parent’s ranch on McLain Flats in Aspen, and grew up enjoying hunting, and fishing. He attended Woody Creek School, and graduated from Aspen High School in 1955, then he went to Mesa College on a football scholarship. He married Jeanne Apezarena on Nov. 10, 1956. They then moved to CO. Springs where they raised their family. He was co-owner of Thermo-Flo Corp. until 1977, the he and Jeanne moved to Meeker CO. where he owned and operated Cowling Plumbing and heating until he retired in 2002. He was a member of 1st Methodist Church of Meeker, and on the Board of Directors with White River Electric Association for 18 years until retirement. He also served on Co. Rural Electric Board for 5 years.
After traveling many states in their Motor Home he and Jeanne settled in Bigfork MT. for 12 years, then they moved to New Castle to be close to their kids, and grand-kids, they were the joy of his life.
He was preceded in death by his baby son Larry Tod, his parents and sister Joann Ungles. He is survived by his wife of 59 years Jeanne, his brother Richard Cowling of Boulder CO. his daughter Tammy Wahl of Castle Rock CO. his son Tracey Cowling (Libby) of Glenwood Springs.
Grandson’s Jacob Tharp (Nicole) of Smyrna GA, Jeremiah Wedding (Elizabeth) of Lone Tree Weston Wedding (Kelly) of Lone Tree. Joshua Cowling of Glenwood Springs, Grand-daughter’s Allie Lockley (Daniel) of Littleton, Becca Cowling of Glenwood Springs.
Great-grandchildren, Eric, Kira, Brody, Lilly, Tyler, and Carsten.
Participate in The Longevity Project
The Longevity Project is an annual campaign to help educate readers about what it takes to live a long, fulfilling life in our valley. This year Kevin shares his story of hope and celebration of life with his presentation Cracked, Not Broken as we explore the critical and relevant topic of mental health.
A private family graveside service will be held at Redbutte Cemetery in Aspen, CO
In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory to:
Hopewest Hospice Care Center, 3090 N. 12th St., Unit B, Grand Junction, CO 81506
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