Lena Owen


Lena Owen, 91, of Garden City, died Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2013, at Homestead Health and Rehabilitation Center in Garden City.

Lena Owen, 91, of Garden City, died Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2013, at Homestead Health and Rehabilitation Center in Garden City.

She was born Nov. 30, 1921, to Ernest and Wilma Hazel Botts Scheuerman in Wichita County.

On June 25, 1942, she was married to Lloyd Trexler in Garden City.

On April 13, 1974, she married Hailey Owen in Phoenix.

A homemaker, Mrs. Owen also worked as a bookkeeper with her husband at Owen's Foreign Car Repair. She was a member of St. James Lutheran Church and enjoyed sewing, cooking, baking and gardening.

Survivors include her three children, Gerald Trexler of Watson, Minn.; Robert Trexler of Crestview, Fla.; and Linda Bernardy of Garden City; one brother, Richard Scheuerman of Morgan, Minn.; eight grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents and her husband, who died on July 20, 1992.

Funeral services will be held 10:30 a.m. Saturday at St. James Lutheran Church in Garden City.

Burial will follow at Valley View Cemetery in Garden City.

Friends may call Friday from noon to 8 p.m. Friday at Garnand Funeral Home in Garden City.

The family requests memorials given to St. James Women, in care of Garnand Funeral Home of Garden City, 412 N. Seventh St., Garden City, KS 67846.

Condolences may be emailed to garnandfh@sbcglobal.net.


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