Carolyn “Kay” Owens, 89, of Union died April 17 in Madras following a brief illness. A graveside service will begin at 2 p.m. today at the Union Cemetery. Loveland funeral Chapel is handling arrangements.
She was born in Coos Bay to Cecil and Elizabeth (Cramer) Brown on May 18, 1917.
She married Russell Kullman in Cherokee, Iowa, in 1937, and then C. H. “Slim” Coats in Antelope in 1942.
Kay worked in retail sales and did drafting for the aircraft industry during World War II. She was an accomplished clothing buyer and retailer.
She is survived by her son, Bill Kullman of Culver; two granddaughters; two grandsons; and two great-grandsons.
The Observer – Obituaries for the week ending April 21, 2007 Published: April 21, 2007