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Owen Horton Jr.

March 4, 2008

Owen Horton Jr., a former longtime Western Michigan University staff member, died Feb. 5 in Borgess Hospital. He was 78.

Owen was a bindery operator in WMU's Printing Services for 36-1/2 years. He retired in 1991. The Plainwell, Mich., resident was a Kalamazoo native and served in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict.

Media contact: Jeanne Baron, (269) 387-8400, jeanne.baron@wmich.edu

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