Jeanette Lowman

Jeanette Marilyn Lowman, 96, Minot, formerly of Rensselaer, Ind., passed away Saturday, Dec. 21, 2013, in a Minot nursing home.

Jeanette was born Nov. 25, 1917, in Morocco, Ind., the daughter of Charles and Wayne (McQuinn) Yates. She was reared and educated in Morocco, where she graduated from high school and attended one year of business college.

Jeanette was united in marriage to Robert M. Lowman in 1939, in Indiana. Jeanette worked for Purdue University for a short time before becoming a stay-at-home mom, caring for her two sons, Charles and Ronald. Robert passed away in 1986. Jeanette continued to live in Rensselaer until 2009, when she moved to Edgewood Vista in Minot to be closer to family.

Jeanette was a member of the Order of Eastern Star and the United Methodist Church, where she was involved in Rensselaer, Ind.

Survivors: son, Ron (Connie) Lowman, Minot; nephew, Jim (Mary Jo) Berard, Arlington Heights, Ill.; grandchildren, C. Thomas (Kim) Lowman, Stacie (Jennings) Wallace, Josh (Thea) Lowman, Jethe (Brent) Lowman, Jim (Angie) Collins, Kathy (Nate) Oland, Kelly ( Todd ) Mertens and Kirk Lowman and his fiancee, Casey Mitchell; 23 great-grandchildren; and eight great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert; son, Chuck; brothers, Carl and Albert Yates; and sister, Unabelle Berard.

Funeral service: Thursday, Dec. 26, 2013, at 1 p.m., with visitation one hour prior, at Thompson-Larson Funeral Home, Minot.

Interment: Rosehill Memorial Park, Minot.

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