Cowan 60th Anniversary BREWER – James and Helen Cowan celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary with their children and spouses with a private dinner on July 20, 2010, at the Lucerne Inn in Dedham. Mr. and Mrs. Cowan were married on July 17, 1950, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Houlton. Jim and Helen reside in Brewer. Jim was the owner of Cowan’s Service Station. He retired in 1992 after working 42 years in the family business. Helen worked as the ward clerk in the emergency room at Eastern Maine Medical Center in Bangor. She retired in 1995. The Cowan’s have six children, 16 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.