Dale R. Lowery



Dale Robert Lowery, 92, of Fostoria, passed away at 10:06 am Sunday September 3, 2017 at Good Shepherd Home, Fostoria.

He was born February 18, 1925 in Carey to the late Harley J. and Clara T. (Boes) Lowery. He married Alma Shaull and she died in 1980. He then married Charlotte K. Marugg in 1985 and she survives in Fostoria.

Also surviving are eight children, Robert (Debbie) Lowery, Waxahachie, TX, Vicki (Michael) Shedwell, Naperville, IL, Thomas (Chris) Lowery, Dodge City, KS, David Lowery, Wright, KS, Patrick Lowery, Garden City, KS, Steven Lowery, Reston, VA, Janet Lowery (John Kirian Jr), Mt. Juliet, TN and Karen (Joe) O’Connor, Tiffin; 19 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren; one great-great granddaughter; three step-children, Eddie Jo (Linda) England, Delaware, OH, Valorie Jo (Paul) Guerrero, Bellbrook, OH and Michael Dwayne (Julie) England, Dayton; eight step-grandchildren; three brothers, Ramon (Beatrice) Lowery, Arlen (Sue) Lowery and Gerald (Joanne) Lowery all of Fostoria; and sister, Gloria Krupp, Temperance, MI.

He was also preceded in death by a daughter, Cynthia Oldaker; and five brothers, Donald, Darrell, Paul, Dean and Roy Lowery.

Dale was a graduate of Carey High School and a WWII United States Army veteran where he was a tank mechanic. He retired in 1995 as a boiler operator at Autolite, Fostoria after 39 years of service. He was a member of St. Wendelin Catholic Church and the former Ford Wagon Train Camping Club. He rode his bike ten years in the Great Ohio Bike Adventure. He was a bee keeper, wine and cider maker, longtime St Wendelin Festival worker, where he built many of the booths and spinning wheels. He was a blood donor, woodworker and loved traveling. Dale enjoyed watching westerns, especially John Wayne and Gunsmoke and Ohio State football.

Visitation is Thursday September 7, 2017 from 4-8 pm at HOENING & SON FUNERAL HOME 133 W. Tiffin St, Fostoria.

Mass of Christian Burial is 10:30 am Friday at St. Wendelin Catholic Church with Rev. Todd Dominique presiding. Military honors by the Fostoria United Veterans and committal prayers will take place in the Veterans Memorial Chapel of Fountain Cemetery. Burial will follow in St. Wendelin Cemetery.

Memorials are suggested to the American Red Cross, Bridge Hospice or the Fostoria United Veterans.

Online expressions of sympathy may be made by visiting www.hoeningfuneralhome.com



Thursday, September 7, 2017 from 4-8 pm

133 W. Tiffin Street, Fostoria, OH, 44830

Hoening & Son Funeral Home

  Mass of Christian Burial

Friday, September 8, 2017 at 10:30 am

323 N. Wood Street, Fostoria, Ohio 44830

St. Wendelin Catholic Church

  Military Honors & Committal Services

Friday, September 8, 2017 following the Funeral Mass

Location yet to be confirmed



Friday, September 8, 2017 following the Military Honors & Committal Services

765 Van Buren Street, Fostoria, Ohio 44830

St. Wendelin Parish Cemetery

  Funeral Lunch & Gathering

Friday, September 8, 2017 following the Military Honors & Committal Service

323 N. Wood Street, Fostoria, Ohio 44830

St. Wendelin Parish Hall

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Lisa (Lowery) Hilty

Aunt Charlotte & Cousins
May your wonderful loving memories help you through this difficult time. Uncle Dale was a wonderful man and I have many fond memories of him. He will be missed.

Lisa & Dan Hilty

 Posted September 7, 2017 - 10:45am
Catherine Lowenski

Steve and family, so sorry to hear of your loss. Sending prayers your way.

 Posted September 6, 2017 - 5:31pm
Connie (Frankart) & Ed Gross

To all of the Lowery Families - - our prayers and thoughts are with all of you. Dale was a nice neighbor and he made great cider. May God bless all of you as he rests in peace.

 Posted September 6, 2017 - 10:16am
Crystal Macias

My sincere thoughts and prayers for Mr. Lowery's family.

 Posted September 5, 2017 - 11:34pm
Jerry L. Copeland

Message from Chaplain’s office
Remembering: Dale R. Lowery,
Let not your heart be troubled; ye believe in God, believe also in me. To the Lowery family, are in our prayers. God Bless You All.

Jerry L. Copeland Director of Spiritual Life
Good Shepherd Home Fostoria, Ohio

 Posted September 5, 2017 - 1:48pm
Raymond and Donna England

Our thoughts and prayers are with Charlotte and your families. So glad to have known Dale and for him to be a part of the England family. He will be missed by all.

 Posted September 4, 2017 - 4:44pm
Annie and Bill Balderson

Our thoughts and prayers are with you Charlotte and your whole family. I wish I.could be there for you as you have always been there for me. Thank you Lord for honoring me with the presence of having Dale in our families lives. He is truly going to be missed.

 Posted September 4, 2017 - 3:58pm
Ronald Gase

Charlotte and family: I am very sorry for your loss and I am glad I have been able to get to know Dale a little bit in the past 8 years!

 Posted September 4, 2017 - 4:03am

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