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 Harold Owen Pence

Harold Owen Pence

Death 5 Jun 2014 (aged 83)
Burial Sandwich, DeKalb County, Illinois, USA
Memorial ID 131657429 · View Source
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Pence, Harold Owen 83, of Millbrook, IL, passed away June 5, 2014 at Seasons Hospice, Naperville.

Owen was born May 29, 1931 in Richmond, MO. He was one of four children born to Charles and Alice Pence.

Owen was united in marriage to Ruby Kinsel in 1951.

He farmed in the Sandwich area prior to working at Lyon Metal Products, where he retired after 31 years.

He served on the Millbrook Volunteer Fire Department for 31 years

He was a member of the Millbrook United Methodist Church.

Owen collected antique tractors and enjoyed riding and showing them at community events. Following the death of his wife, Ruby, in 1991, Owen married Rebecca (Betty) Gillen.

Owen is survived by his wife, Betty; his sons, Steven (Candi) Pence, Millbrook, IL and Scott (Anita) Pence, Sandwich, IL; four grandchildren, Justin (Cara) Pence of Mapleton, IL, Jarad (Brittany) Pence of Millbrook, IL, Megan Pence and Brandon Pence of Sandwich, IL; and three great-grandchildren. He is also survived by four stepchildren, Greg (Paula) Gillen of Ft. Collins, CO, Patricia Gillen of Montgomery, IL, Mark Gillen of Sandwich, IL, and Steven (Gayle) Gillen of Lisle, IL; and four step-grandchildren; his brothers, David (Pat) Pence of Johnston City, IL and Dennis Pence of Sandwich, IL.

Owen was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Ruby Pence; and his brother, Charles Pence, Jr. Funeral services will be held Monday, June 9 at Millbrook United Methodist Church at 10:30 a.m. with Paster Kent Svendsen officiating.

Interment will follow in the Oak Ridge Cemetery, Sandwich, IL.

Visitation at the church will precede the funeral at 9:00 a.m. Memorial donations may be made to the Millbrook United Methodist Church or the Open Door Rehabilitation Center.

Arrangements by Nelson Funeral Homes & Crematory

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  • Created by: RFB Jenkins
  • Added: 21 Jun 2014
  • Find A Grave Memorial 131657429
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Harold Owen Pence (29 May 1931–5 Jun 2014), Find A Grave Memorial no. 131657429, citing Oak Ridge Cemetery, Sandwich, DeKalb County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by RFB Jenkins (contributor 47712974) .