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Lorraine T. Owens

Published: Wednesday, March 26, 2014 1:15 a.m. CDT
Lorraine T. Owens

FRANKLIN GROVE – Lorraine T. Owens, 86, of Franklin Grove, died Monday, March 24, 2014, at Franklin Grove Health Center. She worked for many years at Mapleside Manor in Amboy before retiring.

She was born Nov. 24, 1927, in West Allis, Wis., the daughter of Leo and Corinne (Betz) Alshouse. Lorraine was united in marriage to Floyd Owens on Sept. 3, 1950, in La Moille. She was a member of Community United Methodist Church in La Moille.

Survivors include her children, Deb (Brian) Harris and Larry (Dina) Owens, both of Amboy; three grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; one sister, Marla Jean (Bob) Shedlosky of Geneseo; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband on Oct. 23, 1995; grandson, Shawn Owens; stepson, William Owens; and brother, Merrill Alshouse. 

Visitation will be from 1 to 2 p.m. and the funeral at 2 p.m. Saturday at Mihm-Jones Funeral Home in Amboy, with the Rev. Jack Briggs officiating. Burial will be at Union Cemetery in La Moille.

A memorial has been established.

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