Gale Gowen was born the youngest of three girls. Her father was in the air force which moved her family all across the country. She settled down in the Kentuckiana area during her 8th grade year and now calls this her home. She has been married to her husband Ray for 40 years and they have one daughter Christina.
She graduated from Jeffersonville High School and moved straight into the workforce. Her first job was with a printing company here in Louisville and then moved into public accounting where she worked for over 25 years. She left public accounting to work for the Archdiocese at St. Margaret Mary as assistant bookkeeper and then joined St. Patrick’s in July, 2015 as Financial Administrative Assistant. Since then she has moved up to the Bookkeeper position at St. Patrick and also holds the Business Manager position at St. Boniface.