Eva Owens

eva owens

Eva Sherwood Owens, 98 of Fargo, died Monday, May 3, 2010 at Methodist Hospital in St. Louis Park, MN.

Eva May Sherwood was born on December 18, 1911 in Fargo, ND to Harry L. and Margaret (Page) Sherwood.  She was baptized and joined Plymouth Congregational Church in 1923.  After graduating from Fargo High School she received her Bachelor's Degree from NDSU in Home Economics.  She worked for two years at NDSU in the Publications Department.  She married Greydon Owens on April 6, 1935 at Plymouth Congregational Church.  In addition to being a homemaker, Eva worked at Gate City Building and Loan and also spent 14 years at Warner and Company Insurance retiring in 1973. 

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; two brothers, Leslie P. Sherwood and Harry L. Sherwood Jr., one sister, Doris Sherwood, and son in law, Dr. John Dawson. 

She is survived by her children, Margaret Dawson (Tom Staehle) of Wayzata, MN, Nancy (David) Doerr of Wenatchee, WA, Helen (Richard) Greenlee of Wolf Creek, MT; 9 grandchildren; and 23 great grandchildren.

 Memorials are preferred to Plymouth Congregational Church.

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