Michael W. Owen
age 72, passed away June 30, 2013 in Brevard, NC. He was born March 21, 1941 in Indianapolis to Robert J. and Cornelia M. Owen. Survivors include his wife of 49 years, Sharon; his daughters, Amanda and Megan; his brother, Robert M. Owen; and nieces and nephews. Mike received his undergraduate, MBA and law degrees from Indiana University. He practiced law for 45 years first with the Roberts and Ryder law firm of Indianapolis and lastly with the Price Owen law firm of Carmel. For the last decade, Mike also served as an Administrative Law Judge. He was a member of the Indiana, Michigan, North Carolina and Ohio State Bars. Under then Mayor Hudnut, Mike helped draft the affirmative action policy for the City of Indianapolis. In his younger years, he was an avid runner and always ran the Indy 500 mini marathon. He enjoyed his family and friends, the outdoors, traveling and basketball. A memorial service will be held Tuesday, July 23 at Flanner and Buchanan- Washington Park North at 11 a.m., with visitation at 10 a.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to IU or the National Park Service.