June 17, 1915 - Aug. 26, 2012
Jeanne was born in St. Norbert, Manitoba, Canada, on June 17, 1915, the tenth child of Bruno and Emilienne Verrier. Her mother died when she was eleven days old. When she was a small child an aunt and uncle, Oliva and Louis Roy, took her to Riverside, California.
She married James Eston Owens on November 28, 1936.
Jeanne was active in the community and in the Queen of Angels Catholic Church in LaSierra/Riverside.
Jeanne moved to Bend in 1993, to be near her daughter, Donna. She became active at St. Edward the Martyr Catholic Church in Sisters and made many baby outfits for the abused girls at Grandma's House.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Eston Owens; her daughter-in-law, Eilene Owens; her parents; seven brothers; and two sisters.
She is survived by her son, Gene Owens of Watsonville, CA; and her daughter and son-in-law, Donna and Charlie Young of Bend.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Partners In Care Hospice, 2075 NE Wyatt Ct., Bend, OR 97701.
Mass of Christian Burial will be at 11:00 a.m., on Thursday, August 30, at St. Edward, the Martyr Catholic Church, in Sisters, OR. Please visit www.deschutesmemorialchapel.com to leave online condolences.