Bill McGowan

POPLAR, Mont. Francis “Bill” McGowan, 85, Williston, formerly of Poplar, died Wednesday, March 13, 2013, in Jamestown.

He was born Oct. 26, 1927, to John and Jane McGowan, in Poplar. He served in the Navy from 1945 to 1947. He married Madeline Olson June 7, 1950.

Survivors: daughters, Debbie Wolff, Culbertson, Mont., Nyla Braaten, Wolf Point, Mont., Vandi Scott, Williston; six grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

Funeral: Wednesday, 10 a.m. MDT, Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church, Poplar, Mont.

Burial: Poplar Cemetery.

Vigil service: Tuesday, 4 p.m. CDT, in Everson Funeral Home, Williston.

Visitation: Tuesday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. CDT, in the funeral home and Wednesday, one hour prior to the service, in the church.