Jeffery Clifford "Jefff" Owens (1955 - 2018)

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Jeffery "Jeff" Clifford Owens Sr., 63, of Three Forks, Montana, went to reside in the arms of our lord and savior Oct. 11. He was born Feb. 22, 1955, in Scottsbluff, Nebraska, to Eugene and Betty (Jurgens) Owens. 
In Brighton, Jeff was raised and educated. He met the love of his life, Delfina Moreno, while he was at North Junior High. They were married Dec. 11, 1971 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Denver.
Jeff and the family moved to Thornton where he worked for Timpte building semi-truck trailers. 
The couple made their home in Brighton. He served our country in the United States Army, 82nd Airborne, in Fort Bragg, North Carolina during the Vietnam era. Jeff and the family moved back to Thornton after his honorable discharge.
Jeff and family purchased their first home in Commerce City in 1977 and lived there for six years, then moved back to Brighton. While in Brighton, Jeff was the president of the Brighton Wrestling Club for 13 years.
Jeff and Delfina moved to Three Forks in 1995 to be near their first granddaughter. 
While in Three Forks, Jeff worked for Lehrkind's Coca-Cola as a production supervisor and maintenance supervisor for nine years. He then went to work as a builder in Big Sky for many years. 
Jeff was an avid outdoorsman. He enjoyed hunting, both archery and rifle. He was an avid fisherman who loved to spend time on the water on his raft navigating the rivers. He also loved hiking with the family. 
Jeff's faith was paramount in his life. He was a devout Catholic and a member of the Holy Family Catholic Church in Three Forks. 
His parents; and his brother Stephen, preceded him in death.  
Survivors include his wife; two sons, Adam (LeAnna LeCount) Owens and Jeff Jr., of Three Forks; six grandchildren, Bryanna, Hannah, Raissa, Aubrey, Jason, and Cressida; a brother, Keith (Marisa) Owens, of Roggen; a sister Carol (Ron) Dean, of Brighton; and numerous cousins, nieces, and nephews. Memorials may be made in his name to the Holy Family Catholic Church in Three Forks. Condolences and memories may be shared with the family at www.dahlcares.com.








Published in Brighton Standard Blade on Oct. 31, 2018