Barbara E. Owen
Barbara E. Owen, 75, of Dekalb, IL, formerly of Springfield, died at Pine Acres Healthcare at 8:29 am on Monday, November 30, 2015. She was born on July 4, 1940 in Springfield to Frank J. and Mary V. Hegarty Ludwig.
Barb is survived by her two daughters, Toni (Edwin) Eyer of Pesotum and Noreen (Michael) Hudspeth of Dekalb; one son, Douglas Owen of Irving, TX; seven grandchildren; four great grandchildren; one sister, Mary Jo Funk of Nokomis; two brothers, Edward “Butch” Ludwig of Taylorville and Robert (Roberta) Ludwig of Champaign and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
She was a member of St. Cabrini Church in Springfield and attended the Newman Catholic Center in Dekalb. She worked at various businesses as a bookkeeper and accountant.
Barbara is preceded in death by her parents.
A graveside service will be held at St. Mary’s Cemetery in New Berlin at 11:00 a.m., Friday December 4th followed by a luncheon at the United Methodist church in Riverton.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Association in lieu of flowers.