Conduct funeral Monday for Bruce Porter Owens
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Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 6 Apr 1928, p. 10


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Bruce P. Owens, vice-president of the Central Valve Manufacturing company of Chicago and a resident of Wilmette for the past five years, passed away last Saturday evening at the age of 45 years. Funeral services were conducted from the Scott Funeral Home at 1109 Central avenue on Monday afternoon, Rev. William E. McCormack of the First Congregational church, officiating. Burial was at Memorial Park cemetery.

Mr. Owens was born in Maysville, Ky., and previous to his making his home in Wilmette had resided in Chicago. He was was [sic] active in community affairs and only a few days previous to his death had finished the organization of workers in the Community Chest drive for the section of the Village of which he was captain. Because of his genial personality and friendly interest in civic work, he was well known throughout the community and enjoyed a wide friendship in the Chicago and north shore areas.

Mr. Owens was a member of Westmoreland Country club, the Union League club of Chicago, and was a member of the Masonic order. He is survived by his widow, Mrs. Elizabeth Owens, a son, Parry, who is a student at the University of Michigan, and a daughter, Mary Porter Owens.


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Date of Publication:
6 Apr 1928
Personal Name(s):
McCormack, William ; Owens, Bruce ; Owens, Elizabeth ; Owens, Mary ; Owens, Parry
Local identifier:
Wilmette.News.268823
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Illinois, United States
    Latitude: 42.07225 Longitude: -87.72284
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Conduct funeral Monday for Bruce Porter Owens