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 Maribel Yerxa Owen

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Maribel Yerxa Owen

Birth
Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA
Death
15 Feb 1961 (aged 20)
Kampenhout, Arrondissement Halle-Vilvoorde, Flemish Brabant (Vlaams-Brabant), Belgium
Burial
Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA
Plot
Story Chapel Columbarium, Alcove B
Memorial ID
10341076 View Source

American Figure Skater. Maribel Y. Owen was the oldest daughter of 9-time US National Ladies champion Maribel Vinson Owen and 1929 Canadian Junior Men's champion Guy Owen. Maribel was the US National pairs champion with her partner Dudley Richards. They perished along with coaches, family members including her sister Laurence Owen, and the entire 18 member USA skating team aboard the Sabaena Airline carrying them to the 1961 World Championship in Prague.

American Figure Skater. Maribel Y. Owen was the oldest daughter of 9-time US National Ladies champion Maribel Vinson Owen and 1929 Canadian Junior Men's champion Guy Owen. Maribel was the US National pairs champion with her partner Dudley Richards. They perished along with coaches, family members including her sister Laurence Owen, and the entire 18 member USA skating team aboard the Sabaena Airline carrying them to the 1961 World Championship in Prague.

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  • Created by: Stephanie
  • Added: 18 Jan 2005
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID: 10341076
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/10341076/maribel-yerxa-owen: accessed ), memorial page for Maribel Yerxa Owen (25 Apr 1940–15 Feb 1961), Find a Grave Memorial ID 10341076, citing Mount Auburn Cemetery, Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA; Maintained by Stephanie (contributor 46635765) .