Gerald L. Owens, 85, of Blue Springs, MO, passed away February 3, 2021 in San Antonio, TX. He was born April 22, 1935 in Dodge City, KS, the son of George and Martina (Peters) Owens.
He was employed with General Motors for over 33 years. Gerald was a longtime member of St. John La Lande Catholic Church, Blue Springs, and served as Custodian for 10 years. He was an avid Kansas City Chiefs and Royals fan and loved his family and spending time with his grandchildren.
He married Alice Marie Klipsch on November 18, 1961 and she preceded him in death on September 16, 2017. Survivors include his children, David Owens and wife Estef of Blue Springs, MO, Teresa Garrison of Kansas City, MO, his brother, Lawrence Owens of Independence, MO, his sister, Linda Peters, of Cole Camp, MO, seven grandchildren, Alisha Lavo, Evan Lavo, Anahi Castillo, Yess Guerrero, Fernando Calderon, Rubyy Guerrero, Isaac Guerrero, and three great-grandchildren, Lauren Madison Lavo, Oscar Guerrero, and Alice Guerrero. He was preceded in death by a son Robert, grandson, Kevin Michael Hanson, his brother Ed, and his sister Virginia.
Visitation will be from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm, Sunday, February 14, 2021 at Meyers Funeral Chapel, 1600 W. Main St., Blue Springs, MO 64015. Parish Rosary will be recited at 10:00 am, with Mass of Christian Burial to follow at 10:30 am, Monday, February 15, 2021 at St. John La Lande Catholic Church, 805 NW R.D. Mize Road, Blue Springs, MO 64015. Due to Jackson County COVID-19 regulations masks are to be worn at all services. Memorial contributions in Gerald’s name may be given to St. John La Lande Catholic Church. Memories of Gerald and words of comfort for his family may be shared at www.meyersfuneralchapel.com.