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Charles S. Lowe

September 21, 1934 — March 26, 2019

Charles S. Lowe, 84, of Columbia City, Ind., passed away Tuesday, March 26, 2019 at Parkview Whitley Hospital, Columbia City. Born September 21, 1934 in Fort Wayne, he was the son of Murland V. and Selma M. (Swift) Lowe.

Chuck attended Columbia City High School where he played on the school's football team. He went on to graduate with the Class of 1952 and International Business College with an Accounting Degree. Through mutual friends, Chuck would meet the lady who would change the course of his life and on December 4, 1969, he married Janice M. Deutsch. Chuck had been a general farmer after his parents moved to a farm when he was 16. He also had worked at Whitley Products in Pierceton for 11 years, was a former owner of Economy Machine in Roanoke for 14 years and worked at Orizon Development in Columbia City for 10 years. He was a past member of the Elks for 33 years and attended Oak Grove Church of God.

He loved sailing, woodworking and building model trucks. Chuck enjoyed the outdoors and took advantage of going fishing year round with friends, mushroom hunting in Wisconsin and pheasant hunting in Nebraska, playing a round of golf and snowmobiling throughout his life.

He was stoic, sensitive and had a great sense of humor and will be missed by his family. Survivors include his wife, Jan Lowe; daughter, Janie (Gary) Copeland, of Fort Wayne; sons, David (Lana) Lowe, of Columbia City, Andy (Melinda) Lowe, of Fort Wayne and Tim (Julie) Lowe, of Carmel; grandchildren, Amanda, Brad, Anna, John, Carmen, Carly and Andrew; and seven great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; sister, Sharon Klingenstein; and brothers, Jack Lowe and Phil Lowe.

Visitation is 3-6 p.m. Wednesday, March 27, 2019 at DeMoney-Grimes, a Life Story Funeral Home, 600 Countryside Drive, Columbia City. Funeral services will be 12 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home with Pastor Steve Johnson officiating. Burial will follow at Oak Grove Compton Cemetery. Memorial gifts may be given in his memory to Oak Grove Church of God or the donor's choice. Visit www.demoneygrimes.com to send his family condolences online.

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DeMoney-Grimes a Life Story Funeral Home
600 Countryside Drive Columbia City, Indiana 46725

3:00 PM - 6:00 PM

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DeMoney-Grimes a Life Story Funeral Home
600 Countryside Drive Columbia City, Indiana 46725

11:00 AM - 12:00 AM

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DeMoney-Grimes a Life Story Funeral Home
600 Countryside Drive Columbia City, Indiana 46725

12:00 PM
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