Our Family History

The Genealogy of the Thompson Family

Helen Irene Thompson

Helen Irene Thompson

Female 1921 - 1978  (56 years)

Personal Information    |    Media    |    Notes    |    All    |    PDF

  • Name Helen Irene Thompson 
    Born 23 Jun 1921  Brewster, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 22 May 1978  Denver, Colorado Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 26 May 1978  Goodland Cemetery, Goodland, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I69  Thompson
    Last Modified 10 Mar 2004 

    Father Ivan Coxy Thompson,   b. 20 Sep 1890, Mercer County, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Mar 1977, Colby, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years) 
    Mother Julia Frances Smith,   b. 15 Aug 1888, Summerfield, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Dec 1969, Goodland, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Married 20 May 1917  Goodland, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F24  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Floyd Hubberd 
    Children 
     1. Jeanette Hubberd
    Last Modified 10 Mar 2004 
    Family ID F223  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Floyd Frank Owens,   b. 15 Jan 1916,   d. 04 Mar 1999  (Age 83 years) 
    Married 12 Oct 1947  Goodland, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Gregory Lee Owens
     2. Cynthia Ann Owens
     3. Rodney Owens
     4. Beth Owens
     5. Brent Owens
     6. Paul Owens
     7. Russell Dean Owens,   b. 1960,   d. 1963  (Age 3 years)
    Last Modified 10 Mar 2004 
    Family ID F30  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    Ivan Thompson children
    Ivan Thompson children
    Helen b. 1921, Kenneth b. 1924 and Harold b. 1918, taken about 1926.
    Floyd Owens and family
    In back are Beth and Brent, in front are Paul, Helen and Floyd. Taken Chirstmas 1972. (At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.)
    Helen and Floyd Owens and family.
    Helen and Floyd Owens and family.
    Left to right: The two in the far back are Greg Owens and Brent Owens, the next row up are Gary Kickler, Teri, Floyd Owens, Beth Owens, Rodney Owens, next row is Cynthia (Owens) Kickler with Ann on her lap, Brian, Helen (Thompson) Owens, Paul and Jan with Jason on her lap.
    Helen Irene (Thompson) Owens
    Helen Irene (Thompson) Owens
    Helen Irene (Thompson) Owens

    Headstones
    Floyd and Helen Owens Headstone.
    Floyd and Helen Owens Headstone.
    Owens, Helen Irene 1921 - 1978, Floyd Frank 1916 - 1999. Located at Site 1.

  • Notes 
    • Obit:
      Helen Owens Dies at 56; Services Held Friday
      Funeral services for Helen Irene (Mrs. Floyd) Owens were held at 10 a.m., Friday, May 26, at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church in Goodland. Revs. Merlin Kieffer and Bob Reif officiated.
      A wake service for family and friends was held at 7 p.m., Thursday at Koons Chapel. Burial was in the Goodland Cemetery.
      Mrs. Owens died Monday night at St, Anthony's Central Hospital in Denver, where she had been hospitalized since the last of April. She was 56.
      She was born June 23, 1921, in Brewster to Ivan and Frances Thompson. In 1929, her family moved from the Brewster area to a farm north of Edson. She attended schools in Edson.
      On Oct. 12, 1947, she married Floyd Owens in Goodland. He survives at the home. Following her marriage, she and her husband moved to a farm five miles southeast of Edson, where they were living at the time of her death.
      In addition to her husband, she is survived by four sons, Greg, Goodland, and Rod, Brent and Paul, all of the home; three daughters, Jeanette Habiger, Boise, Ida., Cynthia Kickler, Tribune, and Beth Owens, of the home; a brother, Harold Thompson, Olathe; and five grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, one son and a brother.
      She was a member of St. Catherine's Circle, Smoky-Iowa EHU and Great Plains wire Committee.
      Memorials to the Kansas Heart Association may be left at Goodland State Bank, First National Bank or Koons Funeral Home.
      Music for the service was provided by Mrs. Raymond McCants at the organ, with Larry Koons soloist.
      Casket bearers were Alfred Gerstner, Cyril Saddler, Harden Mann, Mac Anderson, Floyd Pickett, William Laughlin and Toucher Bretz. Honorary casket bearers were Kit Gerstner, Twila Saddler, Josephine Mann, Ruby Anderson, Laverce Pickett, Nancy Laughlin and Opal Bretz.


This site powered by The Next Generation of Genealogy Sitebuilding ©, v. 11.1.1, written by Darrin Lythgoe 2001-2017.