Irene Owen, 64 of Boise, Idaho passed away November 18, 2018. Irene was born on November 17, 1954 in Phoenix, Arizona. She attended schools in Pittsburg, California and Avondale, Arizona. Irene did barrel racing with her horse, and was a cheerleader in high school.
Irene married her Jr. high school sweet heart, Edward (Fred) Owen on May 13, 1972. Ed and Irene were married 48 years and loved each other for 53 years. They had homes in Pittsburg and Seaside, California, Schweinfurt, Germany and Ft. Devens, Massachusetts. Irene worked for Mervyns and the Y.M.C.A. day care for many years. Her main occupation and focus was being a housewife and mother. Irene lived for her family always loving and caring for them.
Irene received Christ into her life at a young age, and lived a model Christian life. She served the Lord as a Sunday school teacher and was a role model as a Pastor’s wife for 15 years.
Irene leaves behind her husband Edward (Fred) Owen of Boise; son, Thomas Anthony Owen of Germany; daughter, Suzie Michelle Owen of Boise; grandchildren Megan, Kelsey, Lara, Caleb, Nia, Jett; Irene’s father, Louie Quesada, three brothers and three sisters.
Irene was preceded in death by her mother Frecia Quesada.
A viewing will be held Sunday, November 25, 2018 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Bowman Funeral Parlor located at 10254 W. Carlton Bay Dr., Garden City. A funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m., Monday, November 26, 2018, at Bowman Funeral Parlor with a viewing beginning at 10:00 a.m. A committal service will be held at 1:00 p.m. at the Idaho State Veterans Cemetery located at 10100 Horseshoe Bend Rd., Boise.