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Robert Edward Owens Sr.

January 11, 2003

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— Services for Robert Edward Owens Sr., 81, Tonganoxie, will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Quisenberry Funeral Home in Tonganoxie. Burial will be in Glenwood Cemetery, Basehor.

Mr. Owens died Thursday, Jan. 9, 2003, at Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Kansas City, Mo.

He was born Dec. 9, 1921, in Kansas City, Kan., the son of William and Rosa (Woldridge) Owens.

Mr. Owens was a World War II Army veteran and a retired truck driver.

He married Lillian R. Bailey on Oct. 9, 1946, near San Francisco. She survives of the home.

Other survivors include five sons, Robert E. Jr., Leavenworth, Michael W., Excelsior Springs, Mo., David D., Easton, and Thomas E. and James L., both of Tonganoxie; two daughters, Ruth Ann Bucher, Kato, Wis., and Linda Sue Griffith, Basehor; 22 grandchildren and 23 great-grandchildren.

Friends may call from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.

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