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Donald Lee Owen
(December 7, 1940 - June 22, 2013)

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Donald Owen , age 72, of Sandusky, Michigan, passed away after an extended illness Saturday, June 22, 2013 at the United Hospice Service Residence in Marlette. Donald Lee Owen was born December 7, 1940 in Attica Township, Michigan. He was a son of Homer and Nora Owen. Don was known by his family as Pete. Don was a Imlay City High School graduate of the Class of 1958. He was married to Sharon Anne Kaake on June 9, 1961 in Imlay City. He went to work as a Metal Lab Chemist for Pontiac Motors in the Central Foundry in Pontiac. His family moved to Waterford and lived their for 24 years; General Motors transferred him to the Defiance, Ohio G. M. Plant where they spent the next 5 years. Don retired in 1992 from General Motors. They moved back to Michigan and have lived in Sandusky these last 20+ years. Don and Sharon attended the Sandusky First United Methodist Church. Don loved to golf. Surviving are his wife: Sharon of Sandusky; daughter: Cindy Villanueva of Waterford; sons: Martin (& Angie) Owen of Chapin, South Carolina, Michael Owen of Imlay City, and Donald (& Leanna Wilton) Owen of Livonia; brother: Keith {known as Sam} Owen of Imlay City; sister: Betty {known as Suzie} Halligan of New Lothrop; eight grandchildren: Melissa, Madison, Makayla, Samantha, Avery, Erin, Brendan, and Jonah. He was preceded in death by sisters: Donna Lipka, Velma Bush, Shirley Owen, Dorothy Hutchinson, and Wilma Wilson. Funeral service will be held 1:00 pm Wednesday, June 26, 2013 at the Muir Brothers Funeral Home of Imlay City. Reverend Eric Johnson the pastor of Sandusky First United Methodist Church will officiate. Burial will follow in Imlay Township Cemetery, Imlay City, MI. Friends may call at the Muir Brothers Funeral Home, 225 N. Main Street, Imlay City, MI, where the family will be available for visiting: 2-5 & 6-8 pm Tuesday. Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to United Hospice Residence in Marlette.

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