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AUDREY J. OWENSBY


1929 - 2018 Obituary Condolences
AUDREY J. OWENSBY Obituary
Audrey J. Owensby, age 89, a Naperville resident since 1953, passed away on May 16, 2018 at the Springs of Monarch in Naperville. She was born March 11, 1929 in Chicago to her loving late parents, Charles and Ella Cibulka. Loving wife of the late Robert L. Owensby, Jr., wedded for 63 years; beloved mother of Dale (Mike) Morrison of Troy, MI, Diane (Kevin) Breen of Ft. Myers, FL, Bob Owensby of Naperville, IL and Tom (Scott) Owensby of St. Charles, IL. Special grandmother of Erin Breen, Casey (Deanna) Breen, Robert (Hannah) Morrison and Leslie (Greg) Barrett. Great-grandmother of Ethan and Carter Morrison, Jackson Breen, Jack and Owen Barrett. Also survived by cousins, nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her sister, Elaine (George) Hrabal. Audrey received an associate's degree from Wright Junior College, Chicago and was employed in secretarial positions with the Chicago Bears Football Club and later with Perkins and Will, Architects. She was employed as a secretary with Naperville School District 203 for many years, 18 years at Highlands School, Naperville. She was a voracious reader and thoroughly enjoyed being a member of the Grace United Methodist Church Reading Group. Grace Church Quilters and Ruth Circle. She was a church office volunteer for over 20 years. Her love of travel, visiting new places with her husband after their retirement, with driving trips throughout the U.S., river cruises throughout Europe, and visiting Japan, Australia, and Hawaii many times. Traveling with her husband was a joy and an adventure. She was a member of The Pie Club, and avid gardener and just spending time with family and dear friends. Memorials in Audrey's name to Naperville Municipal Band, P.O. Box 474, Napervlle, IL 60540 or Grace United Methodist Women, c/o Grace United Methodist Church. Memorial visitation will be Sunday, May 20, 3:00 until 6:00 PM at the Friedrich-Jones Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 44 S. Mill St., Naperville. Funeral Services will be held on Monday, May 21, 11:00 AM at Grace United Methodist Church, 300 E. Gartner Rd., Naperville, with visitation from 10:00 until 11:00 AM at the church. Interment will be private at Naperville Cemetery. For information please call 630-355-0213 or visit www.friedrich-jones.com.
Published in Chicago Suburban Daily Herald from May 18 to May 20, 2018
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