James H Lowe

Feb 23, 1940 - May 8, 2004
Heart failure - Diabetes 

     Services for James "Jim" H. Lowe, 64, Logansport, will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday in Saint James Lutheran Church.
     He died at 12:05 a.m. Saturday, May 8, 2004, at his residence.
     Born Feb. 23, 1940, in Logansport, he was the son of Paul and Ida Louise Elder Lowe. He was married on March 7, 1959, in Logansport, to Darlene "Pug" M. Tipton, who survives.
     Mr. Lowe retired in 1997 from Chrysler Corporation after 20 years working as an electrician.
     He was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force, having served in the Vietnam War. A life member of the Logansport American Legion Post #60, Veterans of Foreign Wars Post #3790 and the Howard County DAV, he was also a member and past commander of Walton American Legion Post #418. He was a member of the POW/MIA.
     Jim also belonged to the Logansport Eagles Lodge #323 and Voiture #729 40 & 8, where he was the former secretary, Sous Aumonier and past Chef de Gare.
     He was a member of Saint James Lutheran Church.
     Jim enjoyed traveling, working in his yard and attending veterans' functions.
     Also surviving are one daughter, Kelly Scott and her husband, Dana, Logansport; one son, Robin D. Lowe and his wife, Maureen, Las Vegas, Nev.; one brother, Dave Lowe, Indianapolis; two sisters, Melba J. Spangler and her husband, Jerry, Logansport, and Pat Starbuck and her husband, Marion, Rockfield; his mother-in-law, Florence J. Svoma, Logansport; a brother-in-law, Alan Hughes, Logansport; and four grandchildren, Nick Erickson, Kirsten Erickson, Melissa Lowe and Michael Lowe.
One son, Jeffrey Eric Lowe, preceded in death.
     Pastor Marvin Hinkle will officiate at the services. Burial, with full military graveside rites, will be in Ever-Rest Memorial Park.
     Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday in Gundrum Funeral Home and one hour before the time of services Tuesday in the church. A 40 & 8 service will be held at 7 p.m. Monday in the funeral home.
     Memorial contributions, in lieu of flowers, may be made to a favorite charity.
(Above from Pharos Tribune) (5-9-04)

Jim died just after midnight on May 8, 2004 at his home. He recently was released from an Indianapolis hospital where he had been treated for some reent heart problems.
                                       (5-8-04)  Photo on right by Jan Richeson Chamberlain, classmate, from August 2003.

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