Allene Cowger (Hoff)
Allene Ida Marie Cowger, age 88 years, of Burlington passed away on the afternoon of Thursday, December 7, 2017 at a local hospital. She was born in Wilson, Texas on the 13th day of April 1929 to Gus William and Josephine Ottilie (Liermann) Hoff.
Allene attended school in Travis, Texas and was a member of the Lutheran Church in Temple. She has been a resident of the Central Texas area for her entire life.
She is preceded in death by her parents Gus and Josephine as well as daughters Michelle Leigh Sovey and Joyce Human, son William Heck, one brother and one sister.
Allene leaves behind to cherish her memory her children; Virgil Cowger of Belton, Frances Prescott, Carol Ann Wells and Mickey Ford all of Burlington, Linda Schexnayider of Temple, Jean Ann Norman of Colorado City, TX, Robert Charles Heck and David Heck both of Houston and Brenda Fojt of Victoria. Also surviving are her step-children Bobby Cowger and Kathy Harborth of Bishop, TX and Judy Milbocker of Anchorage, AK. She also leaves 17 grandchildren, 24 great-grandchildren and 1 great-great-grandchild.
Funeral services will be held at 10 AM on Tuesday, December 12, 2017 at the First Lutheran Church in Temple with Pastor William J. Sappenfield officiating with a burial to follow at Burlington Cemetery. The family will accept visitors on Monday at Hewett-Arney Funeral Home Chapel from 6-8 PM.
The family of Mrs. Cowger would like to extend their most sincere gratitude to the staff of Scott & White Palliative Care who took such great care of their mother.
Hewett-Arney Funeral Home of Temple is entrusted with the arrangements.