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Francis Keith McGowan, 93
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McMinnville resident and Marion, Kan., native Francis Keith McGowan, 93, was born May 2, 1921 and died March 7 at The Webb House in McMinnville following an extended illness. The son of the late Jacob Samuel and Minnie Emeline Noble McGowan, he was a retired nuclear physicist with the Oak Ridge National Laboratory, a United States Army veteran of World War II, a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Oak Ridge and attended First Presbyterian Church in McMinnville. He was married July 8, 1994 to Julia Ward McGowan of McMinnville.