Abe Owan

WILLISTON Abe Owan, 75, Williston, died Thursday, March 27, 2014, in a Billings, Mont., clinic.

He was born April 5, 1938, to Charles and Rose Owan, in Williston. He entered the Army National Guard in 1957 and was called to active duty during the Berlin Crisis. He was discharged from the Army in 1962. He was once married to Karen Chisolm, whom he married in 1969. He was later once married to Betty Snyder, whom he married in 1975.

Survivors: son, Michael, Williston; stepson, Joe Snyder; stepdaughters, Julie Snyder-Kay and Jill Snyder-Schafer; sister, Agnes Nichol, Fromberg, Mont.; brothers, Charles, Maricopa, Ariz., Vernon, Williston, and Mitchell, Surprize, Ariz.; and companion, Susan Strietz, and her son, Paydan.

Funeral: Wednesday, 2 p.m., St. Peter’s Episcopal Church, Williston.

Burial: Riverview Cemetery, Williston.

Visitation: Today, 9 a.m. to 7 p.m., in Everson Funeral Home, Williston.