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WAYNE OWENS It is with great sadness the family announces the peaceful passing of Wayne Owens at the Concordia Hospital on February 27, 2009 at the age of 66. He will be dearly missed by his daughter Karla Owens (Scott Derksen) of Morden, MB; his son Kent Owens of Calgary AB and his grandson Tyler Owens; sister Bernice Owens (Len Henry) of Calgary AB; his brother Gary Owens (Bev Owens) of Winnipeg and numerous relatives and friends. Wayne spent his youth on the Owens homestead in Manitou, where he enjoyed farming for many years. Wayne had a very successful career with Manitoba Hydro. At age 18 he worked as a lineman and retired as a supervisor at age 55. Wayne was well known for his passion of building homes, curling, country music and his vacations in Mexico. Funeral service will be held on Friday, March 6, 2009 at 2:00 p.m. at the Manitou United Church in Manitou, MB. with Rev. Bev Simpson officiating. Interment will be in the family plot in the Manitou Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to the Humane Society, 45 Hurst Way, Winnipeg, MB R3T 0R3. May you rest in peace Wayne! Doyle's Funeral Chapel in care of arrangements (www.doyleschapels.com)
As published in the Winnipeg Free Press on March 01, 2009