Grace Lowe

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Grace Lowe

Tue, 10/08/2019 - 16:02
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Grace Lowe, 106, formerly of Burden, Kan., died Oct. 5, 2019, at Cumbernauld Village in Winfield, Kan. Mrs. Lowe was born June 13, 1913, on a farm southeast of Atlanta, Kan., to Claude and Georgia (Bright) Womacks. She received her early education at Baltimore District Grade School and graduated from Atlanta High School in 1931. After graduation, she worked in a combined cafe-grocery store and the bank.

Grace and Floyd L. “Bud” Lowe were married Oct. 22, 1933, in Winfield. During the 73 years they lived on their farm in rural Burden, Mrs. Lowe did lots of cooking and helped with chores, drove a truck and hauled grain for over 60 years. She belonged to many organizations including the Elks Auxiliary and Cowbells. Grace was a member of First Presbyterian Church. Her hobbies included cooking, camping, watching TV and shopping.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her sister, Phyllis Sigler; three brothers, Eugene Womacks, Donald Womacks and S.C. Womacks; son-in-law, JC Kunneman; and grandson-in-law, Philip Hammer.

Survivors include her daughters, Jacquelyn Russell and husband, Ralph of Winfield and Janyth Kunneman of Okarche; grandchildren and their spouses, Janna and Larry Nichols of Tulsa, Kayla Hammer of Panhandle, Texas, Kyle and Debbie Russell of Derby and Lance and Donna Kunneman of Okarche; great-grandchildren, Kelby Nichols, Avery and Sara Nichols, Sarah and Andrew Harlan, Travis and Jacy Hammer, Adam and Heather Russell, Erik Russell, Lauren Russell, Macy Kunneman and Zac and Brook Kunneman; and great-great-granddaughter, McKenna.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 10, 2019, at Miles Funeral Service in Winfield, with burial in New Salem Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, a memorial has been established at First Presbyterian Church. Contributions may be made through the funeral home.

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