July 15, 2017

MOLINE - Judith A. “Judie” Owens, 74, of Moline, passed away Saturday, July 15, 2017, at UP Trinity, Rock Island.

Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Thursday, July 20, 2017, at 1st Lutheran Church, Moline. Visitation will be 4-7 p.m. Wednesday at Rafferty Funeral Home, 2111-1st St. A, Moline. Burial will be at Moline Memorial Park Cemetery, Moline. In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to the church or Quad City Botanical Center.

Judie was born February 3, 1943, in Peoria, the daughter of Samuel and Bernice (Gutknecht) Raber. She married Lyle W. “Mike” Owens on October 4, 1963, in Peoria.

Judie was a devoted nurse for many years and retired from Trinity Medical Center, Rock Island. She had earlier worked at Cottage Hospital, Galesburg and taught vocational nurses training at Galesburg High School.

Judie was a member of 1st Lutheran Church and the Quad City Garden Club. She enjoyed gardening and she added beauty and color to as many gardens as she could. She had a fondness of mahjong and canasta but loved following the grandchildren’s activities.

Survivors include her husband, Mike; children, Michelle (Tim) Lack, Conifer, Colorado, Mike (Amy) Owens, Moline, and Lindsay (Josh) Schilb, Moline; grandchildren, Tucker and Ben Lack, Drew and Mitchell Owens and Ellis, Emmett, Hannah, Cullen and Max Schilb and sister, Cheri (Ron) Patterson, Morton, Illinois. She was preceded in death by a sister, Nancy Martin.

Condolences may be left at www.RaffertyFunerals.com

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