Bernice E. Owen
June 13, 1926 – Feb. 17, 2010
Bernice E. Owen of Waukesha died peacefully with her family by her side
Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2010, at the age of 83. She was born June 13, 1926,
the daughter of Herman and Gertrude Karau. She married the late Luther R.
Owen Sr. on July 4, 1947. Bernice loved spending time with her family.
Bernice will be sadly missed by her children, Luther "Bronc"
(Robin) Owen Jr., Judy Owen, Russ (Pat) Owen, Gloria Owen, George (Cathy)
Owen and Ginny (Robert) Smith; grandchildren, Ricky Villmow, Angela
Summers, Laura Hanson, Sherry (John) Walsh, Sarah (Joel) Wilke, Jamie (fiance
Greg) Owen, Jessica Owen and Katie (Michael) Frink; greatgrandchildren,
Amanda, Heather, Ashley, Kevin, Anthony, Nathan, Thomas, Austin,
Stephanie, Joann, Jacob, Zach, Hailey, Brett, Tatianna, Diamond, Lauren,
Cameron, Lanie, Owen, Mackenzie, Paige and Kurtis; great-great
grandchildren, Karlie, Haiden, Arianna and Xzayvor; as well as nieces,
nephews, other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents; a sister, Lorraine Sorenson; a
grandson, Tony Hanson; and a great-granddaughter, Kayla Pavlons.
Visitation for Bernice will be from noon until the 1 p.m. service
Saturday, Feb. 20, at the Salvation Army, 445 Madison St., Waukesha. The
inurnment will take place at a later date.
Cesarz, Charapata & Zinnecker Funeral Home, Cremation and Preplanning
Services is serving the family. For further information, please call
542-6609, or for directions, an online obituary or to leave a condolence,