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Chery L. (Cooper) Mowan, 71, of Fort Wayne, passed away on Saturday, May 27, 2017. Born on July 3, 1945, she was a daughter of the late Maurice and Arleene (Richards) Cooper. She worked at St. Therese Catholic Church as a secretary, and as Pastoral Minister of Services. She was a member at St. Therese Catholic Church, St. Vincent de Paul Society, she was a Third Order Franciscan, served on the church building committee, and served as former past district president. Surviving family include her husband, Mike Mowan; daughter, Anne (David) Bauer; son, Mark (Carrie) Mowan; grandchildren, Alec, Evan, Colin, and Isabelle Bauer, Eleanore and Martin Mowan; and brother, John (Elaine) Cooper. Besides her parents, she was preceded in passing by her brother, Maury Cooper. Mass of Christian Burial is 11 a.m. Friday, June 2, 2017 at St. Therese Catholic Church, 2304 Lower Huntington Rd., Fort Wayne, with visitation one hour prior. Visitation will also be from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, June 1, 2017 at Elzey-Patterson-Rodak Home for Funerals, 6810 Old Trail Rd., Fort Wayne, with a rosary service at 7:30 p.m. Burial in Catholic Cemetery, Fort Wayne. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Vincent de Paul Society or Visiting Nurse.