Marietta Owens, 93, of Laramie, died Thursday, December 29, 2016 at Laramie Care Center. She was born January 28, 1923 in Cleveland, North Dakota to William and Etta (Webster) Sinclair. She married Donald L. “Bud” Owens in Cheyenne, WY in 1946.
Marietta came to Wyoming as a Registered Nurse, working for Cheyenne Memorial Hospital and later moving to Laramie, working for Ivinson Memorial Hospital. She was a loving mother and grandmother. She loved Wyoming and the mountains and enjoyed spending time at the cabin she helped build. After Bud died she spent winters in Texas where she made many dear friends
She is preceded in death by her husband; her parents; her step grandson, Brandon Ayres; and her brother and sisters.
Marietta is survived by her children, Don Owens and his wife Debra of Laramie, Linda Cross and husband Dan of Laramie, Jeff Owens and wife Regina of Laramie, Mark Owens and his partner, Paul of Laramie, and Matthew Owens and his wife, Carla of Chicago; her grandchildren, Jesse Owens, Reece Owens, Travis Cross, Erica Stoeckley, Trevor Cross, Timothy Owens, and Amanda Oliver,. She is also survived by her great grandchildren, Jimmy, Tyson, Daniella Stoeckley, Addison Cross, Nicholas, Mackinzie and Brandalynn Oliver; and her sister, Jessie Hepper.
Memorial services will be held at1:00 p.m. Thursday, January 5, 2016 at Montgomery-Stryker Funeral Home with Pastor Dennis Moore, officiating.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to a charity of donor’s choice in Marietta’s name.