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8535 Monrovia
Lenexa, KS 66215
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1932 - 2014 Obituary Condolences
Owen Martin Clayton, 81, was born Nov. 23, 1932, in Edgerton, Kan., and passed away April 26, 2014, at KU Medical Center. He was preceded in death by his parents, Loyd and Gladys (Dunn) Clayton, brothers, Lloyd and Roy, sister, Louise Hale, and son, Steven. He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Mary Ann of the home, daughter, Gwen (Donnie) Bockelman, grandsons, Brad (Amanda) Bockelman, Brian (Kara) Bockelman, and Kyle (Sara) Bockelman, brother- in-law, David (Liz) Hobbs, and five great grandchildren. Owen excelled in all sports he participated in. At Olathe High School he was a star basketball and baseball player. His basketball team was All State Champions. During his tenure in the Navy, he toured the country as a player on their basketball team. He played excellent golf and had a hole- in-one under his belt. Owen was a surveyor and worked in construction management. The last of his career was spent as sales manager for one of the country's largest concrete suppliers. The family wants to express a special thanks to all his doctors and staff at KU Medical Center and Mid America Rehab during the last three years of his very difficult health issues. Memorial Services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, May 3, at the Porter Funeral Home, Lenexa, Kan. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to KU Medical Center or to Mid America Rehab. Condolences may be left at: www.porterfuneralhome.com Arr.: Porter Funeral Homes & Crematory, 8535 Monrovia, Lenexa, (913) 438- 6444. Porter Funeral Homes and Crematory
Published in Kansas City Star on Apr. 29, 2014
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