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In Memory of

James Allen Cowgill

January 12, 1941 - March 13, 2017

Obituary


James (Jim) Cowgill, 76 peacefully passed away at Hope Hospice in Ft. Myers FL on Monday, March 13, 2017. Jim was predeceased by his parents Virginia and Robert Cowgill. Jim is survived by his loving wife Sherri A. Cowgill of 50 years, daughter Jennifer Jakubic (Dan), grandchildren Madison (14) and Aiden (10), brother Kemper (Nancy) and many nieces and nephews. Jim was born in Minneapolis, MN in 1941. He attended Washburn high school prior to graduating from the University of Minnesota with Masters in Architecture. Jim married Sherri in 1966, began their life together in...

James (Jim) Cowgill, 76 peacefully passed away at Hope Hospice in Ft. Myers FL on Monday, March 13, 2017. Jim was predeceased by his parents Virginia and Robert Cowgill. Jim is survived by his loving wife Sherri A. Cowgill of 50 years, daughter Jennifer Jakubic (Dan), grandchildren Madison (14) and Aiden (10), brother Kemper (Nancy) and many nieces and nephews. Jim was born in Minneapolis, MN in 1941. He attended Washburn high school prior to graduating from the University of Minnesota with Masters in Architecture. Jim married Sherri in 1966, began their life together in Edina before moving to International Falls, MN to open his own Architecture firm. Jim and Sherri retired to Sanibel FL in 2000 and would travel back to Rainy Lake (International Falls, MN) during the summers. Jim will forever be remembered as a loving husband, father, grandfather, and friend to anyone who knew him. A Celebration of Life will be held on Thursday, March 16, 2017 at Hodges-Kiser Funeral Home , 9231 Cypress Lake Drive, Fort Myers, FL 33919 at 11:00A.M.
Published in The News-Press on Mar. 14, 201