Owen Lacey Friend Jr.
Published in the Wichita Eagle on 10/21/2007.
Friend, Owen Lacey Jr., 80, Professional Baseball Player, died Oct.
Survivors: children, Nancy (Friend) Blue and husband, Jerry of Wichita;
Larry Friend and companion, Francis Holmes of Blackwell, OK; Terry Friend
and wife, Laura of Derby, and their mother Maxine Friend of Wichita;
sister, Ilene Willis and husband, Leo of Granite City, IL, brother,
Forrest Friend and wife, Gerry of Madison, IL, grandchildren, Kayla
Orindgreff of Wichita: Karley Butler and husband, Brett, and Christie
Astle all of Dallas; numerous nieces and nephews.
Rosary 5 p.m. Friday; Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 5:30 p.m.
A celebration of life reception will immediately follow the Mass of
Christian Burial in fellowship hall all at St Thomas Aquinas Catholic
Memorials: Kansas Baseball Hall of Fame. www.cornerstoneofwichita.com.
Cornerstone of Wichita.