Thomas L. Owens, 52, of Poplar Grove, IL passed away peacefully Friday, August 14, 2020. Tom was born on June 17, 1968, in Belvidere, IL the son of Tom E. and Sara L. Owens. Tom married the love of his life Jennifer Santella, on November 2, 2002, in Chicago, IL. Tom enjoyed and was passionate about r.c. racing, off road racing, as well as taking trips to Amish Country with his family. Most importantly, Tom loved spending time with his friends and family and cherished every moment with his two sons, Zane and Zander. He will be missed by all.
Thomas is loved and missed by his wife, Jennifer; sons, Zane, Zander; sister, Vanessa (Dennis) Owens-Nelson; sister-in-law Gina (Rob) Moreno; nephews, Jeff Nelson, Josh (Debbie) Nelson, Ben Moreno, Caelan Moreno; great-niece, Rose Nelson; great-nephews, Owen, Oliver Nelson as well as aunts, uncles, cousins, friends and beloved dog Mazee. He is preceded in death by his parents and mother-in-law Georgette Santella.
Special thank you to North Boone District #3 Firefighters for all their loving support over the years.
Walk through visitation will be from 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m., Friday, August 21, 2020 at Anderson Funeral and Cremation Services, 218 W. Hurlbut Ave. Cremation rites have been accorded. Burial in Belvidere Cemetery. In accordance with state guidelines, only 50 people will be allowed in the building during the visitation. Due to state guidelines, masks and social distancing are encouraged. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to the family to establish a college fund for Tom’s sons, Zane and Zander. To write a memory, please visit www.AndersonFCS.com.