Owen Leslie Studacher, 64, of Salem, Ark., son of the late Leslie George and Carmon (Knight) Studacher was born July 17, 1943, at Cove, Ark. He died May 23, 2008, at the Ash Flat Healthcare Center in Ash Flat, Ark.
He was united in marriage to Lynda Jean Bell on June 19, 1970, at Rosehill, Kan.
He worked as a firefighter for the city of Wichita, Kan., until his retirement.
He served his country in the U.S. Marines and was of the Methodist faith.
He is survived by: his wife, Lynda Staudacher of Salem; four daughters, Shawna Guy of Lancaster, Calif., Tina Shaffer of Benton, Kan., Gina Smith of Salem, and Carie O'Brien of Mountain Home, Ark; 10 grandchildren; and a host of other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by: his parents; brother, Leroy Staudacher; and granddaughter, Lyndsey Shaffer.
Arrangements were under the direction of Barker Funeral Home of Salem, Ark.
Memorials preferred to the American Cancer Society.