Sally Owens (nee Fenton), age 76, died peacefully on Friday September 18, 2015 surrounded by her devoted family at her Orland Park home. Sally was born March 1, 1939 in Chicago, the daughter of the late Eleanor and William Fenton. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband, the late Orland Park Mayor Frederick T. Owens who died in 1992, her sisters Mary June (Stanley) Zaug, Marjorie (Jack) Flanagan and Dorothy (Stanley) Tomaka, her mother and father-in-law, Florence and Hugh Owens, and her brothers-in-law, John (Patricia) and Hubert (the late Phyllis). Loving mother of Mary Beth (Dean) Casper, Marjorie (Gerald) Owens-Klotz and Maura (Robert) Kownacki, eight grandchildren: Christopher (Jacqueline), Stephanie, Sean, Richard, Kevin, Kathleen, Timothy and Clare and was the adored "GiGi" to her great granddaughter Autumn Bridget. She is also survived by her sister Virginia (the late Donald) Gentile, her sister-in-law Sr. Mary Louise Owens, O.P. along with many loved nieces and nephews. A graduate of Chicago's St. Elizabeth School of Nursing, Owens is an alumna of Academy of Our Lady High School and Visitation Grammar School in Chicago. She worked as a registered nurse for a number of years including 15 years as the school nurse at St. Michael School in Orland Park. She served as a customer service representative in the Cook County Assessor's Office from 1992 until she retired in 2010. Visitation Sunday 3-9 P.M. Funeral Monday 9:15 A.M. from Lawn Funeral Home 7732 West 159th Street Orland Park, IL 60462 to Our Lady of the Woods Church Mass 10:00 A.M. Interment Private. Funeral info: (708) 429-3200.
3:00 P.M. to 9:00 P.M. on Sunday September 20, 2015
Lawn Funeral Home - Orland Park