Delta Mae (Clore) Owens, 90. of Romney, IN died unexpectedly at IU Arnett Hospital Emergency Room 5:59 PM Sunday February 12, 2023. Delta was born in Crawfordsville, IN September 3, 1032, the daughter of the late Austin C. and Georgia A. (Cole) Clore and had resided in Romney since 1957. She was a graduate of Crawfordsville High School Class of 1950. Delta married Irvin Junior Owens at Romney, IN December 25, 1950 and he preceded her in death April 12, 2007. She was a retired employee of the Tippecanoe County Public Library. Delta was a former Girl Scout leader, a member of the American Business Women’s Association, MENSA, and the Lafayette Realtor’s Association. Surviving is a daughter, Susan L. Meadows-Hayenga of Lafayette, a brother, Charles “Chuck” Clore (Judy) of Springfield, MO along with eight grandchildren, Cyndy, Eric, Lane, Courtney, Angela, Jennifer, Billy and Josh; 17 great-grandchildren; a great-great-grandson; several much loved nieces and nephews and a host of others that called her “Grandma Decky”. She was preceded in death by her husband, Irvin Junior Owens; son, Daniel S. Owens; daughter, Gail L. Knowles; parents, Austin C. and Georgia A. Clore; a brother, Jim “Toby” Clore, and a sister, Beverly Jo Crowder. Friends may call at the Hahn-Groeber Funeral Home, Linden, IN from 9:30 AM until the funeral service at 10:30 AM Saturday February 18, with her brother, Charles “Chuck” Clore officiating. The interment will follow in Elmwood Cemetery, Romney, IN. Those desiring may contribute in memoriam to the Tippecanoe County Public Library. Hahn-Groeber Funeral Home is honored to serve the Owens family. Please leave memories and condolences at www.hahngroeberfuneralhome.com
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