OWEN MeganPosted: September 30th, 2014
MEGAN FRANCES OWEN, beloved wife of John Owen of Lethbridge, Alberta, passed away peacefully at St. Michaels Health Centre on September 27, 2014, at the age of 68 years. She is the loving mother of Sian Owen (Sterling) of Calgary, David Owen (Claudia) of Okotoks and Geraint Owen of Lethbridge. She is also a grandmother to Elsa and Nia. Megan is also survived by sisters: Mair (Mike), Enid (Philip) and Dilys; brothers Gwyn (Janet) and Cyril as well as numerous loved nieces and nephews in Wales and the USA. Megan is predeceased by her mother Elizabeth Mills and her father Cyril Mills. Megan was born in Cymsyfeog, Wales, meaning Strawberry Valley where she grew up to love life and the beauty of nature. She loved to travel and emigrated to Canada with her husband and best friend John in 1981, raising their three children in Lethbridge. She had a full and creative life. Megan was very active in the community, running a day home and was a girl guide leader for many years, where she shared her love of the outdoors, camping and nature. Megan worked at the Lethbridge Public Library for 22 years making lifelong friends and being surrounded by another love, books. She was an avid reader, talented knitter, passionate gardener and a great cook. Megan loved watching her two boys play hockey. One of her great joys in life was spending time with her granddaughters Elsa and Nia. Before her passing, Megans fighting spirit enabled her to overcome many health issues. She will be sadly missed by her loving family and friends in Wales and Lethbridge. A Funeral Service will be held on Thursday, October 2, 2014 at 2:00 pm at CHRISTENSEN SALMON GENERATIONS FUNERAL HOME, 703-13 Street North, Lethbridge with Reverend Aldeen McKay officiating. Viewing will be available one hour prior to the service. Memorial Donations may be made to the St. Michaels Health Centre, 1400-9th Avenue South, Lethbridge, T1J 4V5.