Owens, Barbara A. RAVENA Barbara Ann Owens, 67, passed away on December 17, 2021. She was the daughter of the late Agnes and Veikko Mielonen. Barbara was born in Buffalo and has lived in Ravena for many years. Barbara was a 1972 graduate of Riverside High School in Buffalo. She loved flowers and gardening. Her nine loving grandchildren were her entire life and family was very important to her. She enjoyed traveling with her husband and soaking up the sun on the beach. Survivors include her husband, Darrell "Butch" Owens; her three daughters, Tonya (James) Glenn, Raquel (Norris) Ackert and Fallon (Matthew) Frese; grandchildren, Kyler, Ryan, Ella, Rylie, Emily, Brielle, Adelyn, Brody and Kayla; brother, Veikko; and sisters, Toini and Sharon and the late Sandra. Per Barbara's wishes, all services were held privately at the convenience of the family.
Published by Albany Times Union on Dec. 26, 2021.