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Recent Obituary: Elizabeth Ann ‘Beth’ Cowen

Elizabeth Ann “Beth” Cowen of Ypsilanti, age 67, died March 31, 2021 in Ypsilanti, MI.

She was born April 28, 1953 in Cleveland, Ohio, the daughter of James H. and Barbara L. (Krem) Cowen.

Beth lived an adventurous life and had wide ranging interests and skills. In high school, she was a standout athlete and became the first woman at Clarkston to have her basketball jersey retired. She continued playing basketball and field hockey at Central Michigan University while earning a teaching degree.

After graduation, Beth embarked upon a variety of careers in Michigan, California, Florida, and North Carolina, including teaching and coaching, residential construction, raising greyhounds, working in health care as a hemodialysis technician, and her favorite passion, as an artist and painter under the name Elisheva Channah. She enjoyed the outdoors and was an avid gardener, always providing amazing produce to friends and family. Beth had a strong faith in God.

Burial will take place at Mt. Olivet Cemetery in Chelsea, MI.

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