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“I met Libby in the mid-1990s at Buffalo Wings in Fort Wayne. Her family was getting ready to leave when my husband saw Tim, who he had attended IPFW...Read More »
1 of 7 | Posted by: Patricia Van Leuven - Albion, IN

“I worked with Libby at Catholic Charities for many years. When she came into the office, it was like a whirl of color and fresh air, and her smiles...Read More »
2 of 7 | Posted by: Vicky Foltz - Fort Wayne, IN

“Today, as Libby is honored in Fort Wayne, I will be holding her close in my heart and adding a rosemary plant [the herb of remembrance] to my garden...Read More »
3 of 7 | Posted by: Mary York - Pittsboro, NC

“I will miss Libby, her bright mind, her intellectual energy, her care about others, and our conversations at The Journey Restaurant in Indianapolis. ”
4 of 7 | Posted by: Charlie Yokomoto - Indianapolis, IN

“Libby was my first girl friend...at least as I considered it and for long as early romances lasted. She was a joy to be around and lit up every...Read More »
5 of 7 | Posted by: Steven Coyle - WELDON SPRING, MO

“Libby was so much loved by all of us HHS Vikings Class of 66ers. We all mourn her physical loss but will never lose the memories. ”
6 of 7 | Posted by: Susie Essig Knust - Marshfield, MO

“Libby was a very special and dear soul, loved by all who knew her. ”
7 of 7 | Posted by: MaryEtta Sands McDaniel


Elizabeth "Libby" Ann Owens, 69, passed away in Indianapolis on October 22, 2018. She was born in Fort Smith, Arkansas on November 18, 1948, the daughter of the late Mike and Mary Kacala. Libby followed her parents to France, and many states throughout the US while her father served in the Army. She obtained a Bachelor's Degree from Indiana University. Libby worked at Lutheran Social Services and Catholic Charities in child welfare. Libby was passionate about education, child welfare and social causes. Surviving are her husband of 48 years, Tim Owens; children, Amanda (William) Stetzel, and Margaret Owens; and brother, Steve Kacala. She was preceded in death by her son, Michael Owens; and sister, Shelley Kacala. Funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, November 3, 2018 at D.O. McComb and Sons Lakeside Park, 1140 Lake Ave., Fort Wayne, IN 46805. Visitation will be held 11 am to 1 p.m. Memorial contributions may be made to McFadden Resource Center.