Eleanor Regalado Owens left this world on July 23rd, 2022. She was preceded in death by her parents, Rev. E.C. Regalado and his wife Beatrice; sister, Lillian Robb; baby sister, Amber; and husband Henry J. (Hank) Owens.
She is survived by daughter Gail Cannon of Austin, TX; sons Dr. Clarke Owens (Debbie) of Ashland county, OH; Mark Owens of Roseville, CA; grandsons Chad and Troy Cannon of Texas; nieces Terry (Jim) Kociemba of Citrus Heights and Nicole Harner of Fair Oaks; and other relatives.
Eleanor was a graduate of Sacramento High School and California State University at Sacramento. She did graduate studies at University of California, Davis, and received an ASTP grant to study at the Language Institute in Burgos, Spain. She later received a Master of Science degree from University of Laverne, CA.
She taught Spanish at Rio Tierra and Las Palmas Junior High School and Foothill Senior High School. She was listed in Whoâs Who of American Teachers.
After retiring from 35 years of teaching, she worked for several years as a consultant for National Evaluation Systems and McGraw-Hill in Sacramento.
Eleanor loved God, her family, friends, students, and country. According to her wishes, there is no service. Interment of her ashes will be at East Lawn Cemetery in Sacramento.