Funeral services will be 10 a.m., today, Wednesday, Feb. 4, 2009 at East Side Lutheran Church in Sioux Falls, S.D.
A 2 p.m. graveside service will be held at Little Sioux Lutheran Cemetery in Milford.
Bruce was born in Spencer, to Harold and Beulah (Ford) Owen on Feb. 4, 1927. Bruce worked at Spencer Printing for 20 years, and later at Eaton Corp. Bruce was united in marriage to Esther Modtland in June of 1948. They had four children.
He was preceded in death by his parents; one sister, Janice McLaughlin; and one brother, Alan Owen.
Bruce is survived by daughter, Donna Kirschenman and husband, Harlyn of Sioux Falls; three sons: Robert Owen and wife, Jill of Bogart, Ga., Tim Owen of Sioux Falls, and James Owen of Oelwein; six grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; one brother, Tom Owen and wife, Frieda of Spirit Lake; sister-in-law, Joyce Stellmach and husband, Vince of Sioux Falls; and brother-in-law, Ole Modtland and wife, Terri of Ankeny.
A complete obituary and online registry is available at www.georgeboom.com.