Rowena Pearl Owens, 90, died Saturday, Feb. 23, 2013 at Hilltop Manor in Cunningham. She was born March 22, 1922 in Wakita, Okla., the daughter of Raymond and Grace May (Mercer) Rixse.

A longtime resident of Pratt, formerly of Kingman, she was a homemaker.

On May 5, 1946 she married Francis E. Owens in Fillmore, Ill. He died March 18, 2004.

She is survived by a brother, Delmar Rixse, Kingman; a daughter-in-law, Claudia Owens, Kingman; and a niece, Pam and husband Mike Kluthe, Edwardsville, Ill.

She was preceded in death by her husband; a son ,Dennis "Denny" Owens; and an infant brother, Odell Rixse.

Visitation will be from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 27, at Larrison Mortuary, 300 Country Club Rd., Pratt. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at the mortuary. Burial will be in the Greenlawn Cemetery, Pratt.

Memorials may be made to South Wind Hospice or Hilltop Manor both in care of the mortuary. Condolences for the family may be left at