Michael Kenyon Ownby (1946 - 2013)


INDEPENDENCE – Michael Kenyon Ownby, 66, passed away on June 4, at ABCM Rehabilitation West, in Independence after what he called "a long sudden illness."
Mike was born Sept. 5, 1946, the son of Robert Alton and Jeanne Louise (Kenyon) Ownby.
On July 22, 1966 he and Margaret Nelson were married in Winthrop. The couple later divorced.
Mike is survived by his brother, Kim (Miriam) Ownby of Ripon, Wisc. and his very special friend Linda Mayner.
Mike was preceded in death by his parents and his step-father, Delmar Kress.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, June 8, at 10 a.m. at Church of Christ United in Winthrop. Visitation was Friday, June 7, at Fawcett's Funeral Home in Winthrop from 4 to 8 p.m. and will be after 9 a.m. Saturday at the Church. Private burial of his cremains will take place at a later date. To send an online condolence go to: www.fawcettsfuneralhome.com under obituaries.
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Fawcetts Funeral Home
254 Jackson St
Winthrop, IA 50682
(319) 935-3327
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Published in Independence Bulletin-Journal from June 7 to June 22, 2013