Fredric C. Owens, age 68, of St Charles passed away Thursday, February 14, 2013 at Delnor Hospital, Geneva surrounded by family.
He was born April 17, 1944 in Cortland, NY, the son of Harry and Beverly (Lucas) Owens.
Fredric served his country with the US Navy in the Vietnam War during which he served on the USS Rehoboth. Fredric was very active with the VFW and was a past Post Commander of the Batavia VFW. He also enjoyed bowling and fishing in his free time. Fredric worked as a specialist mold maker for local manufacturers. Throughout his life, Fredric found joy in spending time with his family and friends and will be greatly missed.
He is survived by his loving wife of 48 years, Ruth (Eggerding); children Wendy (Dirk) DeYoung of Plainfield and Fredric (Laura) of Chesterton, Indiana; grandchildren Derek and Mark DeYoung and Fredric III and Max Owens; and many other dear relatives and friends.
Fredric was preceded in death by his parents and brother, Tom.
A funeral service will be held 10:00 am Monday, February 18, 2013 at Immanuel Lutheran Church 950 Hart Road, Batavia, Pastor Ron Weidler, officiating.
Interment will follow at Chapel Hill Gardens West, Oakbrook Terrace.
Visitation will be held Sunday February 17 from 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm at Malone Funeral Home 324 East State Street (Rt 38) Geneva and at the church on Monday, February 18 from 9:00 until the time of the service.
In lieu of flowers, memorials to Immanuel Lutheran Church, 950 Hart Road, Batavia 60510 would be greatly appreciated.