In Memory


Paul Owens

Funeral services for Paul Owens, 71, of Moline, will be 10 a.m. Friday at Christ the King Catholic Church, Moline.

Burial will be at the Rock Island National Cemetery, Arsenal Island. Visitation will be 4-7 p.m. Wednesday at the Van Hoe Funeral Home, East Moline, where a rosary will be recited at 3:30 p.m.

Mr. Owens died Sunday, Nov. 20, 2011, at Trinity Rock Island. Memorials may be made to St. Anne Catholic Church for the Stained Glass Window Restoration or to Alleman High School.

Paul was born June 17, 1940, in Moline, the son of Arnold and Margaret Brandt Owens. He had served in the U.S. Navy, where he had been a Seabee. He retired from Don E. Williams Company, Rock Island, after 35 years of service.

Survivors include his daughter, Kathi (Bob) Ericson Jr., Imperial, Mo.; sons, Chris Owens, East Moline, and Chad Owens, Moline; grandchildren, Mallory, Jonathan and Christopher Owens, Devin and Bayli Ericson; brother, Duane Owens, East Moline; special nieces, Kim Corbett and Candi Owens.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and sister-in-law, Frances Owens.

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