Robert J. Owens
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July 10, 1964 - August 9, 2013
SALEM - Robert, 49, passed away in his sleep on August 9 in Durant, OK. He was born in Hollister, CA. to Bob and Alma (Rundle) Owens. The family moved to Oregon in 1969, and to Stayton in 1976, where Robert was raised. He graduated from Stayton High School in 1982, then attended WOU in Monmouth. Robert then graduated from Northwestern University in Chicago, IL., to become a certified orthotist. He owned and operated Valley Orthopedic in Salem from 1991 until his retirement. Robert enjoyed golfing. He is survived by his children: Stephanie & Stephen Owens both of Salem; father: Bob Owens of Klamath Falls; mother & step-father: Alma & Steve Beutel of Stayton; sisters: Denise (Gary) Mattson of Salem and Misty Robinson of Dallas; step-sister: Shelly Beutel of Santa Barbara, CA.; step-brothers: Mark Beutel of Reno, NV., and Scott Beutel of Santa Barbara, CA.; and nieces: Mya and Faith and nephew: Maxwell. A memorial service will be Saturday, August 24, 2013 at 2:00 pm at New Life Four Square Church in Stayton. Private Interment will be in Wisner Cemetery, Scio. Serving the family, North Santiam Funeral Service, Stayton.
North Santiam Funeral Service
224 N 3rd Ave. Slayton, OR 97383
Published in StatesmanJournal on Aug. 18, 2013