Ronald L. "Ron" Owens, age 70, of Maplewood, passed away on April 1, 2014. Ron grew up in Lake Crystal, MN and worked for 3M for 32 years as a Senior Project Engineer. He was preceded in death by his father, T.L. "Tee" Owens; grandparents, Thomas Owens, Esther Thomas Owens, Hugh Jones, Anna Grace Jones; and aunt, Lois Beasely. He is survived by wife, Barbara Nikula-Owens; mother, Catherine "Catie" Jones Owens; brother, Richard "Rick" Owens; children, Jeanette (Eric) Lahm, Michelle Owens-Eppler (Mike), James Owens; grandchildren, Ellizabeth, Keegan, & Noah Lahm, and Adelina & Ila Eppler; aunts, Janet Schickling, Bette Rademacher, Grace Rawson; and dear cousins. Memorial service at MUELLER-BIES FUNERAL HOME-ROSEVILLE, 2130 N. Dale St. @ County Rd. B on Monday, April 7 at 2:00 PM. Visitation from 1-2 PM Monday.