Esther N. Owen, 82, former long-time Spencer resident, died Monday, March 7, 2011, at Southridge Healthcare Center in Sioux Falls. Services will be 10 a.m. Friday, March 11, 2011, at East Side Lutheran Church, Sioux Falls, with burial at 2 p.m. at Little Sioux Lutheran Cemetery, Milford, Ia. Visitation begins at noon Thursday, March 10, 2011, at George Boom Funeral Home, Sioux Falls, where the family will greet friends from 5:30-7 p.m.
Survivors include four children: Donna (Harlyn) Kirschenman and Tim Owen - both of Sioux Falls, Robert (Jill) Owen, Bogart, Ga., James Owen, Oelwein, Ia.; six grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and two siblings: Ole (Terri) Modtland, Ankeny, Ia. and Joyce (Vince) Stellmach, Sioux Falls.
A complete obituary and online registry is available at www.georgeboom.com.