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Our beloved father, grandfather and great-grandfather, Bert Lee Owen, passed away September 4, 1994 in Salt Lake City at the age of 77.

Bert was born June 11, 1917 in Hayden, Utah to Charles Edward and Emma Jane Burgess Owen. Married Ada Rosina "Rose" Gabbott December 30, 1936; marriage was later solemnized in the Salt Lake LDS Temple. Bert was a past member of the Friendly Club and worked as a plumber 26 years for the University. He taught himself to play the accordion, becoming a professional. He was a hard worker in everything he tried.Bert is survived by his wife of 58 years; children, Bert L.G. (Carol E.) Owen; Rosalee Anita (Verlin Lee) Gleed; Judy Ann (Arthur T.) Diaz; Lilly Jane (Steve) Prior; Emalee Gonsalves; John Edward Owen; Betty Lynne Owen; 24 grandchildren; 34 great-grandchildren; a brother, George E. Owen; sister, Eva Conquest.

He was preceded in death by his parents, daughter, Diana and three brothers.

Funeral services will be held at the Jefferson Ward, 1883 South West Temple, Friday, September 9, 1994 at 11 a.m. Friends may call at the Deseret Memorial Mortuary, 36 East 700 South, SLC, Thursday evening from 7-9 p.m. and one hour prior to the services at the ward.

Interment, Lake Hills Memorial Park.

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