Sharlee E. Owens
January 10, 1952 - April 12, 2017
Birthplace: Council Bluffs, IA
Resided In: Rural Red Oak, IA

Service 4/22/2017
Nelson-Boylan-LeRette Funeral Chapel
Burial 4/22/2017
Oaklawn Cemetery

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Sharlee Elaine Owens, age 65, of Red Oak, Iowa, passed away Wednesday, April 12, 2017 at her home in rural Red Oak. Sharlee was born January 10, 1952 in Council Bluffs, Iowa the daughter of Ivan "Gerald" and Lorene (Longcore) Owens. Sharlee graduated from the Oakland Iowa High School with the class of 1971. Shortly after her graduation the family moved to Montgomery County, Iowa near Hawthorne where Sharlee lived most of her adult life. She was a Nurses Aid and drove a bus for many years. Sharlee was a member of the Hawthorne United Methodist Church where she served on many committees and was a member of the UMW. She also held offices at the district level of UMW. Sharlee enjoyed hand work including quilting, cross stitch, needle point and drawing. She also had a love of animals especially her cats.

Preceding her in death were her parents. Survivors include her brother: Bill Owens and wife Ruth of Stanton, IA; nieces and nephews: Christina Lahr of Atlantic, IA; Stephanie Stillian and husband Charles of Marne, IA; Kenneth Owens of Red Oak, IA; Gene Owens of Kansas City, MO; and Jeff Owens and wife Kari of Peoria, AZ; many great nieces and nephews, and many other relatives and friends.

A celebration of life service will be held 10:30 AM Saturday, April 22, 2017 at the Nelson-Boylan-LeRette Funeral Chapel with burial of the cremated remains taking place at 2 PM at the Oaklawn Cemetery at Oakland, Iowa.

Nelson-Boylan-LeRette Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.


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