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Obituaries

Obituaries

Garry David Owen 1937 - 2006

Services for Garry David Owen, 69, Lawrence, will be at 7 p.m. Thursday at First Southern Baptist Church. Private burial will be Friday at Memorial Park Cemetery.Dr. Owen died Tuesday, March 14, 2006, at his home. He was born Feb. 14, 1937, in Topeka, the son of Charles Carroll and Ruth Louise See Owen. He graduated from Topeka High School in 1955. He attended Kansas University on a football scholarship and received a premed degree in 1959. He graduated from the KU Medical School in 1963 and from its obstetrics and gynecology residency program in 1969.Dr. Owen interned at Highland Alameda County Hospital in Oakland, Calif., for a year. He then served as a captain at Forbes Air Force Base in Topeka. He practiced obstetrics and gynecology in Springfield, Mo., for one year and in Lawrence for 27 years. He retired in 1997.He married Carol Freeman on Aug. 27, 1961. She survives, of the home.Other survivors include a son, Dan, Overland Park; two daughters, Sarah Louise Bourgeois, Old Greenwich, Conn., and Cisley Carol Thummel, Overland Park; and six grandchildren.The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday at the church.The family suggests memorials to the American Cancer Society, sent in care of Warren-McElwain Mortuary, which is handling arrangements.