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Linn County News

Published Sept. 23, 2020


Glover Lowe, age 81, of Linn Valley, Kan., passed away in Broken Arrow, Okla., on Sept. 12, 2020. Glover was born the son of Earl Lynn and Mary Frances Little Lowe on Nov. 2, 1938, at Shelby County, Mo. He married Millie Dowell on Dec. 5, 1959, in Kansas City, Mo., and they enjoyed 60 amazing years together before his passing.

Glover spent 31 years working and then retiring from General Motors in Kansas City, Kan. He never met a stranger; he loved to draw, go fishing and in his retirement years enjoyed drinking coffee with his buddies and traveling with friends.

Glover is survived by his wife, Millie; four sons, Jim Lowe and wife Debbie, Timothy Lowe and wife Belinda, Larry Lowe, and Ricky Lee Lowe and wife Stacey; Jodie Sprague-Lowe; two brothers, Alfred Lowe and wife Connie and Julius Lowe and wife Betty; two sisters, Mary Evelyn Martin and husband Junior and Ruth Lowe; seven grandchildren; five great grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.

A memorial service was scheduled at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 22, at Schneider Funeral Home and Crematory, La Cygne Chapel in La Cygne, Kan., with visitation from 12 p.m. until service time. Burial at Oak Lawn Cemetery was to follow immediately after the service. The family suggests contributions to St. Jude's Children's Hospital, which may be sent in care of Schneider Funeral Home, P.O. Box 304, La Cygne, Kan. 66040. Online condolences may be left at


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