Charles E. (1862 - 1932)
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Surnames: OWEN WILDNER
----Sources: The Loyal Tribune 24 November 1932
Owen, Charles E. (5 JUL 1862 - 16 NOV 1932)
Charles Edward Owen died at his home in the Town of York early Thursday morning, Nov. 16, after an illness of several weeks.
He was born in Fennimore, Wis., July 5, 1862. His boyhood was spent in and around Fennimore, until at the age of 16 he started out to shift for himself. He was employed by the Wisconsin Central R. R. at Stevens Point until 1887, when he went to New Lisbon and started in business. In September 1893 he was married to Caroline Victoria Wildner. In the fall of 1897 he moved with his family to a farm near Loyal where he has since resided.
Mr. Owen was a kind neighbor and many people in need were recipients of his kindness and help.
He is survived by his wife, a daughter, Mrs. Jesse Lawrence, one grandson, a son Verne having passed away during World War in 1918. Also one sister, Mrs. Emma Martin of Fulton, S. Dakota; two half sisters Mrs. Dora Martin and Mrs. Eva Brown of Portland, Oregon; a step sister, Mrs. Rose Demorest, of Portland.
The funeral was held Saturday afternoon at 2 o’clock at the M. E. Church. Rev. W. Norman Grandy officiating. Burial was in the Loyal Cemetery in the family lot.
The pall bearers were Robert Teatz, Alfred Grey, Mr. Evans, Ed. Morse, R. Rickert and Verne Miller.
Those in charge of the flowers were Mrs. Verne Miller, Mrs. H. Anderegg, and Mrs. Clayton Bassett.
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