Obit: Lowe, Clara E. (1875 - 1963)


Surnames: Lowe, Jones, Cendt, Christensen

----Source: Tribune/Phonograph (Abbotsford, Clark Co., Wis.) 04/18/1963

Lowe, Clara E. (23 DEC 1875 - 11 APR 1963)

Rites were held Saturday afternoon for Mrs. Roy Lowe, 87, formerly of Abbotsford, who died Thursday at 3:20 a.m. of complication at her home at Wausau.

The body was taken from the Polnaszek Funeral Home, Abbotsford to the Presbyterian Church at 11:30 and funeral services were held at 1 o'clock, with the Rev. Douglas P. Oyan, pastor of the Presbyterian Church at Marshfield, officiating.

Lenore and Ann Lenz sang two sons, "The Old Rugged Cross: and "What a Friend We have in Jesus," with Jacqueline Scheel at the organ.

The pallbearers at the interment, which was made in Trinity Rest Cemetery at Hixton, Wis., were Roy Lee Lowe, Conrad Christensen, Carl Christensen, La Verne Knoll, Otto Schecklman and Roger Eckes.

The former Clara Elizabeth Jones was born Dec. 23, 1875, in Hixton, and attended Jackson County schools. Her marriage to Roy Lowe took place Nov. 28, 1900, at Sechlerville. They farmed near Blair for a time and came to the Abbotsford area in 1925.

In 1935 they moved to a farm near Marshfield and returned here in 1952. About six months ago, Mr. and Mrs. Lowe moved to Wausau.

Mrs. Lowe was a member of the Presbyterian Church and the Social Corners Homemakers Club. At one time she was a member of the Eastern Star.

She is survived by her husband, two daughters, Mrs. Howard (Ruth) Cendt of Wausau, and Mrs. Victor (Kathryn) Christensen of Marshfield, and Wesley of Eau Claire.

There are nine grandchildren and twenty-five great-grandchildren. And two brothers, Earl Jones of Hixton, and Guy Jones of Waukegan, Ill.

A daughter an a sister preceded her in death.



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