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Rosalie Ellen Owens
March 28, 1943 ~ September 4, 2023 (age 80) 80 Years Old
Rosalie Ellen Owens passed away peacefully on September 4, 2023, in Wildomar, California. Born on March 28, 1943, in Hanford, California, she lived a life full of love, thoughtfulness, and friendliness.
Rosalie was a proud graduate of Hanford High School. She dedicated 30 years of her life to serving her community as a bus driver for the City of Orange Transit. Her friendly demeanor and warm smile were a comforting presence for many commuters over the years. She was an active member of the Elks Lodge, where she formed enduring friendships and worked tirelessly to support community initiatives.
Family was at the heart of Rosalie's life. She was a devoted wife to her husband of 63 years, Gene Owens. Together, they created a loving family with their children Ginny Lynn Owens and Steve Owens. She was preceded in death by her daughter Pamela. Rosalie's family extended beyond her immediate relations, and she was a cherished grandmother to three grandchildren and a loving great-grandmother to four great-grandchildren. She also leaves behind her sister, Sharon, who shared many of her life's joys and challenges.
Throughout her life, Rosalie was an avid traveler. She relished the opportunity to explore new places in her motorhome alongside her beloved husband, Gene. This shared passion provided them with countless adventures and memories, which they loved to recount to their friends and family.
Rosalie had a vibrant social life and was beloved by all who had the privilege of knowing her. Her monthly dinners with her retired friends group were a source of great joy and were eagerly anticipated events. She was known for her infectious laughter, her kind words of encouragement, and her ability to make everyone feel valued and loved.
Rosalie Ellen Owens was a woman of remarkable strength, love, and kindness. She will be remembered as a loving wife, a caring mother, a doting grandmother and great-grandmother, and a loyal friend. Her memory will live on in the hearts of all who knew her, and her legacy of love, thoughtfulness, and friendliness will continue to inspire those who were touched by her life.
Her life was a testament to the power of love, the importance of family, and the value of friendship. Those who knew Rose were blessed by her warm spirit and her unwavering commitment to those she loved. She will be deeply missed but her spirit will live on in the memories of those who loved her.
Rosalie Ellen Owens, a woman who touched the lives of many, will be remembered as a beacon of love and kindness. Her generous spirit, her love for her family and friends, and her dedication to her community will remain as an enduring legacy. As we mourn the loss of this extraordinary woman, we also celebrate a life well lived, filled with love, laughter, and countless acts of kindness.