Anita Jo (Owens) Van Alst

Anita Jo (Owens) Van Alst, 60, of Indianapolis, died on Thursday, February 23, 2017, at her home surrounded by her loving family. She was born on December 11, 1956, in Anderson, to Russell Owens and Shirley (Kirk) Johnson.

Surviving Anita is her husband, Brian D. Van Alst; son, James Christopher Hughes; daughter, Aimee Jo Beckstrom; brother, Ralph Owens; sister, Lorei Sloan, 10 grandchildren, and six great-grandchildren.

Preceding Anita in death is her father listed above; and brother, Russell Owens;

No services will be held at this time. Arrangements have been entrusted to Stillinger Family Funeral Home.

Memorial contributions in memory of Anita may be sent directly to the Anita Van Alst Memorial Fund c/o Stillinger Family Funeral Home, 1780 West Main St, Greenfield, IN 46140.

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