Judith Owen

September 14, 1946 ~ June 7, 2020 (age 73)


Judith Owen, 73, of Claypool, IN, passed away at 9:25 P.M., Sunday, June 7, 2020 at Kosciusko Community Hospital.  She was born in Peru, on September 14, 1946, the daughter of Leonard and Mae Belle Nelson Venice.   Judith was married to Clifford W. Owen, Jr. 

A 1965 graduate of Peru High School, Judy was a realtor appraiser and broker, working for  Gallahan Reality and Carriger Reality.  She was devoted to faith and family and was a lifelong member of the St. Charles Catholic Church where she had served as Treasurer of the Altar & Rosary Society.  Judy taught Line Dancing, loved spending time at their lake home, enjoyed golf cart rides and relaxing on the pontoon.  However, her favorite times were spent with the grandchildren swimming at the lake.

Surviving in addition to her husband, Clifford, is a daughter Beth (Harold)  Maurice of AR, sons John (Fran) Hoeppner of Miami County and Mark Hoeppner of Peru; sisters Mary Jo Tully of Peru and Barbara Hayes of AZ and several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.   Judy was preceded in death by her parents, a sister Janet Dixon and brothers Robert Venice and Leonard Venice, Jr.

Following Judy’s wishes, there will be no visitation or funeral service.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made through the Eikenberry-Eddy Funeral Home, 84 West Main St., Peru, to St. Charles Altar & Rosary Society.

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