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Kenneth H. Owens

Kenneth H. Owen, 61, of Oregon, and formerly of Mt Morris, died on Saturday March 23, 2019 at Oregon Living and Rehabilitation.  

He was born on May 7, 1957 in Eldorado, Illinois, the son of Virgil and Albina (Lenort) Owen.  

Kenny had worked at Woods in Oregon and then for 25 years at Quebcor in Mt. Morris prior to his retirement. He was a member of the Teamsters.  

He was a big fan of the St. Louis Cardinals baseball team and the Green Bay Packers.

Kenny is survived by sisters, Theresa (Robert) Sheridan, of Dixon, Patty (Ed) Heckman, of Rochester, Minnesota; brother, James (Sonja) Owen, of Dixon; nieces and nephews, Melissa (Matt) Helfrich, Mathew (Elise) Sheridan, Christa Heckman and Micah (Jesse) Heckman; and several great-nieces and great-nephews.

Cremation rites have been accorded.

A memorial visitation will be held on Friday, April 5 from 4 to 6 p.m. at Jones Funeral Home, Dixon, with a scripture service at 6 p.m.  

Burial of cremains will be at a later date at St. Patrick Cemetery, Maytown.  

A memorial has been established to Serenity Hospice and Home.  

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