Vernon "Vern" Owan
November 29, 1934 - July 6, 2019

Place of Birth : Bonetrail, North Dakota
Residence : Leander, TX formerly of Williston, ND
Age : 84

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Alfred Slater
July 17, 2019 | Trenton, North Dakota

Sorry to hear of Vern's passing; played a lot cards with him.
C'Dale (Jenner McBride) Jore & Phil Jore
July 17, 2019 | Williston, ND

It's been a pleasure knowing you from the time I was a child. And as adults you always know me and my family, greeting us with sincerity. May God bless you with lasting memories! With sympathy, C'Dale & for Phil, too.
Linda Swenson
July 14, 2019 | Williston , North Dakota

Very sorry for your loss! The Munyer family and Swenson family know Vern is at peace with our Lord! Our thoughts and prayers are with you all!
Nancy Anderson
July 13, 2019 | Williston, ND

So sorry to hear of Verns passing. We are out of town and sorry to miss seeing all of you you are in our prayers love to all of you
Carolyn (Marburger) Pratt
July 12, 2019 | Mesa, AZ

Dear Karma Deane,
I'm so sorry to hear of Vern's passing! I'm glad I was able to visit with the two of you at Chuck's funeral.
You're in my prayers!
God's blessings to you and your family!
Shelli Patch
July 12, 2019 | Williston, ND

I am very sorry to hear of Vern's passing. He was such a nice person and he always had a smile and a hello for me when I would see him around town. He will be missed. My condolences to his family.
Bruce Anderson
July 12, 2019 | Williston, ND

Vern was always a great friend. Rest In Peace.
Paul Whitney
July 12, 2019 | Big Stone Lake, South Dakota

When Prairie Peddlers; Syrian-Lebanese in North Dakota was written, Vern was helpful. His knowledge, wisdom and hospitality were appreciated. A great picture of Vern, Ray Atol and Chuck Joseph with the Lebanese flag reflected their pride in heritage, These veterans were proud Americans and gave so much to their community! Vern had a zest for life, business acumen and was humble, Vern had a peddler's toast of Arak in Arabic meaning "your health is your wealth". God bless and rest in peace old friend!
Billiette Owan Bagwell
July 12, 2019 | Dallas, TX

Karma Dean, Wendy and family, thinking and praying for you at Vern’s Home going. May the LORD’s loving hand help heal your heart with the peace only He can give. Love, cousin Billie
The Rev Marianne and John Ell
July 11, 2019 | Wittman, Maryland

It was a great pleasure to be ,Vernon's priest for 18 years! May he Rest In Peace and rise in glory. Karma and Wendy, and family, I am sorry for your loss! Praying for you in the upcoming days!
Cousin Patty Owan Ginsbach
July 10, 2019 | Oro Valley , Arizona

Dear Cousins. I am sending you Hugs and Love ??. We cousins played together as kids. Our Beloved Parents were our role models. Blessings and Peace as you move forward. ??
Norma Vennes
July 10, 2019 | Saint Michael, MN

Karma Deane,I was saddened to read of Vern's passing and I offer my sympathy to you and your daughter. Frank and I had some very good visits with you and Vern. It was always good to see you in Williston as you are such a lovely person. I pray that God will help you through this very difficult time.
Stephen Owan
July 9, 2019 | Castle Rock, Colorado

Sending our love and condolences to Aunt Karma, Wendy and the Owan family. God bless uncle Vern. May he enjoy a peaceful
and heavenly journey through enternity . He is now at peace and in the loving arms of his godly father and family.

Stephen,Toni,Danika and family.
Janice Kulland Strande
July 9, 2019 | Grand Forks , ND

Vern was always so good about checking in on my Uncle Tom Kellel in Williston ( they were cousins) . Love Peace and Prayers to all
Arleen Finders
July 9, 2019 | Williston, North Dakota

I am so very sorry for your loss. Love and God's blessings to all of you.
Arleen (Slaamot) Finders
Maurice & Liz Hadi
July 9, 2019 | Regina , Saskatchewan

Our sincere condolences to Karma dean and Wendy and family. We have many good memories of times spent together in Williston and our trip together to Lebanon. May your memories of Vern grow sweeter as the ache of sorrow lessens. Take care and God bless you all.
Donnette (Tubman) Bjerkhoel
July 9, 2019 | Cheyenne , WY

My thoughts and prayers are with the family of Vern.
Mick and Debbie Soiseth
July 9, 2019 | Williston

Karma Deane, Wendy and family, so sorry to hear of your loss. May the Good Lord be with you at this difficult time.
Janell Sailer
July 8, 2019 | Williston

Our son, Michael, worked for Vern. He took care of the lawn in an apartment Vern owned. Vern was fanatic about the upkeep of that place and Michael learned a lot from him.I think he instilled a very good trait in him---how to keep God's country beautified. We miss people like that now. He was so kind and we always enjoyed visiting with him.
Larry and Brenda Grondahl
July 8, 2019 | Williston, ND

so saddened to hear of my neighbor and good friends passing...…….Vern and Karma Deane were always enjoyable to visit with and were the best next door neighbors you could have...….will miss my visits with him as he went for his walks when he was in town and his well my friend, we will miss you.....

Vernon  "Vern" Owan

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His Funeral service will be held at St. Peter’s Episcopal Church in Williston on Saturday, July 13th, at 10:00 am and will be open to all friends and family of Vernon.


Viewing will be held Friday, July 12th, from 12:00 pm to 7:00 pm at Everson Coughlin Funeral Home in Williston.


Burial will immediately follow at Riverview Cemetery.