OBITUARY: Michael Hill Cowan, 74, of Granite Shoals dies April 2, 2014

Michael Hill Cowan, 74, of Granite Shoals passed away April 2, 2014, in Austin, Texas. A private service will be held.

Mike retired from Levi Strauss & Co. in 1998 and enjoyed the remainder of his life in the Hill Country playing golf, fishing and being with friends and family.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Hill and Mutt Harry Cowan.

Surviving Mike are his wife, Lana Wittie Cowan; sons, Michael Jeffery Cowan of Alabama, Kenny Cowan and wife Kathleen of Mansfield and John Clint Cowan of New Mexico; stepsons, Justin Felt and Brian Jackson, both of El Paso; brother, Clint Cowan and wife Aida of Georgia; six grandchildren; one great-grandchild; and his faithful four-legged companion, Mojo.

Memorial donations may be made to Hospice Austin’s Christopher House, 2820 E. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Austin, TX 78702; or Hope For Paws at

Arrangements by Clements-Wilcox Funeral Home, 1805 U.S. 281 North in Marble Falls, (830) 693-4373.