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Daniel G. Owens Sr., 68 a longtime Mentor resident, passed away peacefully February 24, 2018. He was born January 19, 1950 in Painesville.

Mr. Owens owned and operated Owens Transport Service. He previously worked as an Industrial Engineer at Towmotor and Parker Hannifin. He attended Mentor High School and Lake Erie College and was a proud U.S. Army veteran who served in Vietnam. Daniel enjoyed fishing, gambling, coaching baseball, football and basketball but most of all he enjoyed spending time with his family.

Survivors are his wife of 48 years, Cheryl; daughter Debra Owens; his loving grandson who was his pride and joy, Michael D. Owens; brother, Jim (Carol) Owens, and Pat Owens; sister, Cathy (Dan) Fitch; many aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews; brothers in law, Gary (Yasuko) Herman and Bud Schultz; and his sister in law, Sally Herman.

Daniel was preceded in death by his son, Daniel G. Owens Jr.; parents Joseph and Mary Owens; brothers, Joseph Owens Jr., and Robert Owens Sr.; sister, Mary Schultz; and his brother in law, Richard Herman.

The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, February 28, 2018 at the Brunner Sanden Deitrick Funeral Home & Cremation Center, 8466 Mentor Ave., Mentor, OH 44060.

Funeral mass will be held 11 a.m. Thursday, March 1, 2018 at St. John Vianney Church, 7575 Bellflower Rd., Mentor, OH 44060 (Please meet at the church.)

Interment will be at All Souls Cemetery, Chardon.

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