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Eleanor Frances Nasby-Gowing, wife of Harold “Hal” Gowing, born Oct. 21, 1924,  in Portland, died Nov. 27, 2012, at age 88.

She attended Cleveland High School, then Girls Poly.

She joined the Portland Police Bureau March 29, 1954, and retired from the Juvenile Division July 11, 1979.

She married Robert Nasby in 1967, He passed away in 2005. In Oct. 2009, she married Harold, “Hal” Gowing.

She was an active member of the Lower Columbia River Peace Officers, including serving as President for one year.

Eleanor is survived by her husband, Harold; son, Tony Johnson; eight step-children; sister, Rosemary Salle.


We would like to offer sincere condolences to the family.