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John Phillip (Jack) Owens Obituary
May 1922 - June 2015 John Phillip (Jack) Owens of Newport Beach was born in May of 1922 in Milwaukee Wisconsin and passed away in June of 2015. He was 93 years old. He was an accomplished man who attended the University of Wisconsin School of Engineering, served our country in WW11 in the Navy, enjoyed a successful 45 year career with IBM and concurrently spent 42 exciting years with the LA Sheriff Reserve Department becoming a Commander. He was a loving husband, father, "Baba" and friend who delighted in indulging and caring for his family and spending time with his friends. His sense of humor and zest for living touched all. He was preceded in death by his beloved wife Shirley, son John Jr. and daughter Carole Owens Leland and husband Clarence. He is survived by his daughter Sharron Owens-Rogers (Mike), Granddaughters Kristin Kozlowski (Mike), Robin Garvisch, and Heather Sherburne (Scott) and five great-grandchildren, Brandon, Genevieve, Jeremy Kozlowski and Ryan, Piper Sherburne. His family is grateful for all of the remembrances sent and for all of the friends who came to honor him at a Celebration of His Life, sharing so many stories of how he had touched their lives. Happy memories are the best tribute to a Beloved Man.
Published in the Los Angeles Times from Oct. 6 to Oct. 10, 2015
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