|Birth: ||Aug. 25, 1908|
|Death: ||Jun. 19, 1993|
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Son of Lewis Flynn "Thomas" Owens & Minnie Amanda (Ames) Owens
Billie James Owens (1923) (Ben's twin)
Mandy (Owens) Franse (1998)
Kitty (Owens) Schildgen (2009)
Husband of Mary (Newell) Owens
Married on June 18, 1935 in Parsons, Kansas.
They had reached their 58th wedding anniversary the day before Ed passed away.
Father of 6:
Mary Catherine, Peggy, Tom, Nancy, Jim and Fred Owens
GrandPa Eddie to 14: (in birth order)
Drew, Bryan, Nicole, Alison, Kellye, Scott, Todd, Denise, Diane, Cotter, Andy, Michael, Josh and Ashlee
Great GrandPa Eddie to 4:
Isaac, Tori, Aaron C and Kelsey
17 more great grandchildren since he passed:
Melia, Alexy, Marley, Jake, Carmen, Zane, Abby, Lia, Luke, Max, Piper, Tyler, Grace, Hailey, Connor, Aaron O and Kate
The family moved to Vinita, Oklahoma in 1957, where they owned a Dari-Delite. In 1961 they purchased the Dari-O in Bentonville, Ark., and operated it until their retirement in 1977. In 1978, they returned to Erie. Prior to purchasing the Dari-Delite he was a butcher in Parsons, KS at the grocery store.
Ed and Mary were volunteers for Meals on Wheels and the Senior Center while in Erie, KS. Ed painted scenes on windows around town on holidays for community service. He painted all his window printing and scenes for his own business.
Ed was preceded in death by his parents, and 1 brother, Billie Owens (1923).
Ed is survived by his wife, Mary; and 6 children & spouses, Mary Catherine (Chuck), Peg (Diz), Tom (Sherron), Nancy (Jimmie), Jim (April), Fred (Rhonda); Sister, Mandy and husband Leonard "Buzz" Franse; Sister Kitty and husband Jim Schildgen; Brother, Ben and wife Ruth (Dolan) Owens.
💔 Lo√乇D & MiSSeD 💔
Thank you ALL for the visits and beautiful flowers
Thomas Owens (1877 - 1933)
Minnie Amanda Ames Owens (1884 - 1967)
Mary Newell Owens (1910 - 2004)*
Nancy Sue Owens Threet (1944 - 2001)*
Edward Ames Owens (1908 - 1993)
Marguerite Amanda Owens Franse (1911 - 1998)*
Catherine Mae Owens Schildgen (1914 - 2009)*
Billie James Owens (1922 - 1923)*
East Hill Cemetery
Created by: LdyBugღ
Record added: Aug 28, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 75617658