Jennifer M. Cowie

BRAIDWOOD—Jennifer Marie Cowie, 38, of Braidwood, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 25, 2019 at Riverside Medical Center in Kankakee.
Born Oct. 6, 1981 in Joliet, Jennifer graduated from Reed-Custer High School with the Class of 1999. After high school, Jennifer received her Certified Nurse Assistant license and enjoyed caretaking. She was especially fond of helping her good friend, Betty Jennings. She attended the First Presbyterian Church in Braidwood. Jennifer also enjoyed umpiring for the Braidwood Baseball Association.
Surviving are her parents, John G. Cowie, of Braidwood; and Debra S. (nee Mikel) Cowie, of Coal City; sister, Taylor (Kyle) Flood, of Plainfield; brother, John J. Cowie; proud aunt to John D. Cowie, Ava Cowie, Declan Flood, and one expected in June 2020; maternal grandparents, James and Doris Mikel of Braidwood; great aunt, Sharon Langnes, of Surprise, AZ; best friend, Jessica Boling, of Mesa, AZ; and her four legged friends, Buddy and Winnie.
Preceding her in death were her paternal grandparents, John R. and Bernadette Cowie.
Visitation for Jennifer will be at the R.W. Patterson Funeral Home & Crematory, Braidwood, Thursday, Jan. 2, 2020 from 4-7 p.m. Funeral service will also be at the funeral home, Friday, Jan. 3, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. Interment will follow Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Braidwood.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in her name may be directed to the family.
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R.W. Patterson Funeral Home & Crematory, 401 E. Main St., Braidwood, will be handling the arrangements.