Lowe, Kenneth “Kenny” Lavern
Kenneth “Kenny” Lavern Lowe, 80, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2012, at Winslow House Care Center in Marion. Services will be held 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 29, at the Community of Christ Church in Hiawatha. The Rev. Dennis Lowe and David Loy will officiate at the service. Visitation will be from 3 to 7 p.m. Friday at Goettsch Funeral Home in Anamosa. Interment will be at Wilcox Cemetery in Viola.
Thoughts, memories and condolences may be left at www.goettschonline.com.
Great appreciation and thanks to the staff of Winslow House with special loving care to our father.
Surviving are his children, Dennis (Susan) Lowe of Benton, Mo., Teresa Shoaff of Anamosa, Roxanne Sundell of Cedar Rapids, Joe (Pam) Clements of Keller, Texas, Pam (Bill) Jacobs of Marion and Bob Clements of Ames; 10 grandchildren, Chris, Vanessa, D.J., Nikki, Heather, Kelsey, Kody, Ashton, Lexie and Jordan; a brother, Erwin (Betty) Lowe of Anamosa; and his dogs, Lucky, Majic, Bambi and April.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Kay; two sisters, Evelynn Thumma and Ruth Darrow; and a brother, Gaylen Lowe.
Kenneth Lavern Lowe was born Dec. 17, 1932, in Wisconsin Rapids, Wis., the son of Clyde and Velma Ketchum Lowe. Kenny was a graduate of Anamosa High School. Kenny and Kay Johanningmeier were united in marriage in October 1974. Kenny was a member of the Broken Bit Saddle Club, Cedar Rapids Kennel Association, Springville Lions Club and 4RK9s dog training club of Cedar Rapids. He enjoyed riding horses, training dogs, fishing, going to dog shows, but the thing he treasured most was the time he was given to spend with his family.
Kenny was a loving husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather and friend and will be missed dearly by all those who knew him.
Published Dec. 28, 2012 in The Gazette