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Owen Mace Atkins
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Birth: Apr. 25, 1925
Scottsburg
Scott County
Indiana, USA
Death: Nov. 1, 2012
Scottsburg
Scott County
Indiana, USA

SCOTTSBURG - Atkins, Owen Mace, 87, died on Thursday, November 1, 2012.

He was married on March 19, 1948 to Hildegard (Tag) Atkins, who preceded him in death on January 10, 2010.

Mace was a retired press operator for the old American Can Company where he worked for 35 years, a member of the Zion United Methodist Church and a U.S. Army veteran of World War II, serving in the 1st Engineer Combat Battalion. In addition to his wife, he was preceded in death by two sisters, Mary Ellen Baldwin and Betty Jean Gilstrap.

Survivors include three daughters, Leonie Marie Atkins-Rose (Joseph), Stella Atkins-Amick and Heidi Atkins; a brother and sister, Delmar Atkins and Inez Watterson; three grandchildren, Craig Amick (Frances), Karen Amick-Lee (Dan) and Michael Rose (Trisha) and nine great grandchildren.

Funeral service is 7 p.m. Saturday at Collins Funeral Home. Visitation: after 3 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home. Interment will be private at Scottsburg Cemetery.

Memorial contributions to Phi Beta Psi Cancer Research c/o Collins Funeral Home in Scottsburg, IN. Online condolences: www.collinsfuneralhome.net

Published in The Courier-Journal on November 3, 2012.

Owen Mace Atkins, 87, of Scottsburg, Indiana died Thursday, November 1, 2012 at Scott Memorial Hospital. He was born April 25, 1925 in Scottsburg, Indiana, the son of the late George C. and Minnie (Wilson) Atkins. Owen was married March 19, 1948 to Hildegard (Tag) Atkins, who died on January 10, 2010. He was a retired press operator for the old American Can Company in Austin, Indiana for 35 years, a member of the Zion United Methodist Church in Scottsburg, Indiana and served in WW II as a Private 1st Class in the U.S. Army. Survivors include three daughters, Leonie Marie Atkins-Rose (Joseph) of Mt. Pleasant, Michigan, Stella Atkins-Amick of Scottsburg, Indiana & Heidi Atkins of Gardner, Kansas; a brother, Delmar Atkins of Cape Coral, Florida; a sister, Inez Watterson of Lexington, Indiana; three grandchildren, Craig (Frances) Amick, Karen (Dan) Amick - Lee & Michael (Trisha) Rose and nine great grandchildren, Landon & Braden Amick, Benjamin, Eric, Adam & Lauren Lee, Penelope, Franklin & Theodore Rose. Owen was preceded in death by two sisters, Mary Ellen Baldwin & Betty Jean Gilstrap. Funeral Service: 7:00 pm Saturday at Collins Funeral Home with Pastor Gary Satterly officiating. Visitation: 3 to 7 pm Saturday at Collins Funeral Home. Interment will be private at Scottsburg Cemetery. Memorial Contributions: Phi Beta Psi Cancer Research c/o Collins Funeral Home. Online condolences: www.collinsfuneralhome.net 
 
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 Parents:
  George C. Atkins (1887 - 1949)
  Minnie L. Wilson Atkins (1895 - 1976)
 
 Spouse:
  Hildegard Tag Atkins (1924 - 2010)
 
 Sibling:
  Mary Ellen Atkins Baldwin (1920 - 2000)*
  Owen Mace Atkins (1925 - 2012)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Scottsburg Cemetery
Scottsburg
Scott County
Indiana, USA
 
Created by: Doris
Record added: Nov 03, 2012
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Owen Mace Atkins
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