Debbie Lowe, 60
Wed, 09/01/2021 - 9:47am admin
Nov. 26, 1960 —
Aug. 17, 2021
IONIA - Debbie Lowe, age 60, of Ionia, Iowa, passed away on Tuesday, Aug. 17, 2021 at Riceville Family Care Center in Riceville, Iowa after a lengthy illness.
Mass of Christian Burial was held on Aug. 21, 2021 at St. Boniface Catholic Church in Ionia, with Father Brian Dellaert celebrating. Burial was at St. Boniface Cemetery. Online condolences may be left at www.conway-markhamfh.com. Memorials may be directed to St. Boniface Catholic Church.
Debbie was born on Nov. 26, 1960 in Cresco, Iowa, the daughter of John and Marge (Barth) Lowe. She was a longtime resident of Ionia.
Debbie was a devoted member of St. Boniface Catholic Church. She served on the church council, ladies guild, taught religion classes and youth group. On Monday nights, you could find her at church helping with Bingo. She volunteered many hours to the church and loved every moment of it!
Debbie graduated in 1979 from New Hampton High School and continued her education at NICC in Calmar, Iowa. After graduation, she worked at KCZQ Radio Station in Cresco for 30 years as Office Manager and was co-owner of Ionia Funeral Home.
Debbie always enjoyed the family holiday get-togethers, Christmas being her favorite, which she hosted every year and always decorated the most beautiful Christmas tree. She took pleasure in seeing her niece, great-niece and nephew opening gifts. She also made birthdays special and remembered family with cards.
Those left to cherish her memories are her siblings, Steve Lowe of Ionia, Lola (Alan) Meyer of St. Lucas, Iowa and Linda (Warren) Fretheim of Ridgeway, Iowa; her niece, Amber (David Grube) Wilkins of Riceville, Iowa, and her daughter, Ariel; nephew, Kyle Fretheim of Cresco; her uncle, Milton (Ardys) Barth of Decorah, Iowa; aunt, Jean Lowe of New Hampton; and numerous nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, John and Marge Lowe.