Mount Vernon News
  • Kenneth W. Owen

  • November 27, 2010

SUNBURY — Kenneth W. Owen, 95, of Sunbury, died Tuesday, Nov. 23, 2010, at St. Ann’s Hospital, Westerville, after a long illness.

He was born Dec. 8, 1914, in Kingston Township to the late Milo Lemley and Imo Bell (Huddlestun) Owen. A retired roaster for the former Nestles Co. in Sunbury with 43 years of service.

Survived by daughters, Karen Owen of Sunbury, Anita (Kenneth) Slagle of Columbus; sons, Roger and Warren Owen, both of Sunbury; grandchildren, Lisa, Stacey, Sabrina; great-grandchild, Anthony.

Preceded in death by his wife of 59 years, Dorothy (Perry) Owen, on April 5, 2002; granddaughter, Stephanie Slagle; brother, Marion “Rudy” Owen; sister, Margaret Louise Wortz.

Friends may call Monday from 4-7 p.m. at the DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home, Sunbury, where services will be Tuesday at 11 a.m. Interment will follow in the Sunbury Memorial Park.

Memorial contributions can be made to Sparrow Lodge No. 400, P.O. Box 485, Sunbury, OH 43074. Condolences at


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