The Van Wert County Courthouse

Monday, Feb. 26, 2024

Glen Haydn Owens

Glen Haydn Owens, 85, of rural Van Wert, died at 7:15 p.m. Thursday, August 30, 2013, at St. Rita’s Medical Center in Lima.

He was born January 27, 1928, in York Township, Van Wert County, the son of the late Evan Glen and Leona (Davis) Owens. On January 31, 1953, he married Ione Maye (Swartz) Owens, who survives.

American Flag for obituaries 6-2011Other survivors include two sons, Don Owens of York Township and Jeff A. Owens of Van Wert; a brother, David (Jean) Owens of York Township; two grandchildren; and a great-grandson.

His stepmother, Mildred (Breese) Owens; and a daughter-in-law, Diana Owens, also preceded him in death.

Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Tuesday, September 3, at Cowan & Son Funeral Home in Van Wert, with Pastor Thomas Emery officiating. Burial will be in Venedocia Cemetery.

Calling hours are from 2-8 p.m. Monday, September 2, at the funeral home.

Preferred memorials: Salem Presbyterian Church in Venedocia.

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POSTED: 08/30/13 at 3:24 pm. FILED UNDER: Obituaries