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Lorraine Owens

Published: Tuesday, March 25, 2014 2:05 p.m. CST

FRANKLIN GROVE — Lorraine T. Owens, 86, of Franklin Grove died at Franklin Grove Health Center on Monday, March 24, 2014.

She was born in West Allis, Wis., on Nov. 24, 1927, the daughter of Leo and Corinne (Betz) Alshouse. She worked for Mapleside Manor in Amboy for many years prior to retirement. She was a member of Community United Methodist Church in LaMoille. Lorraine was united in marriage to Floyd Owens in LaMoille on Sept. 3, 1950.

Survivors include her children, Deb (Brian) Harris of Amboy, Larry (Dina) Owens of Amboy; three grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; one sister, Marla Jean (Bob) Shedlosky of Geneseo; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband on Oct. 23, 1995; one grandson, Shawn Owens; one stepson, William Owens; and one brother, Merrill Alshouse.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, March 29, 2014 in Mihm-Jones Funeral Home in Amboy with Pastor Jack Briggs officiating. Burial will follow at Union Cemetery in LaMoille.

Visitation will be on Saturday, March 29 from 1 p.m. until time of service in the funeral home. A memorial has been established.

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