Larry Eugene Owen, 71, of Carroll, Iowa, passed away on Friday, Feb. 19, 2021, at Regency Park Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Carroll.
Mass of the Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 25, at St. John Paul II Catholic Parish-Holy Spirit Church in Carroll with Father Kevin Richter as celebrant. Music will be by Jane Heithoff and Duane Handlos. Casket bearers will be Matt Owen, Mike Owen, Quentin Buswell, Don Buswell, Tanner Teague and Scott Mikkelsen. Burial will be at Mount Olivet Cemetery in Carroll.
Friends may call after 5 p.m. Wednesday at Dahn and Woodhouse Funeral Home in Carroll where a Christian wake service will be held at 6:30 p.m. Visitation at Holy Spirit Church without greeting the family will be from 9:30 until 10:15 a.m. Thursday.
Those in attendance at Larry’s visitation and Mass are asked to abide by COVID-19 guidelines, and face masks are required at the funeral home and the church.
Larry was born on Sept. 29, 1949, in Carroll, Iowa, and was a son of Lewis and Frances (Lehrter) Owen. He is a lifelong resident of Carroll and graduated from Carroll High School in 1971. Larry worked for General Electric in Carroll beginning when they opened in 1972 until its closing in 2010. He then worked for Carroll High School as a janitor until he retired in 2017. He was a member of Holy Spirit Parish.
Larry enjoyed reading, playing pool, collecting, taking photos of family and friends, visiting with people, and spending time with his family.
Larry is survived by his mother: Frances Owen of Carroll; his siblings and their families: brother Dan Owen (Diane) of Carroll, brother Dave Owen of Scranton and sister Donna Haley of Carroll; brother-in-law Don Buswell of Carroll; several aunts, nieces, nephews, cousins, and other extended family members.
He was preceded in death by his father: Lewis; and two sisters: Connie Owen and Kathy Buswell.