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1937 - 2014 | Obituary Condolences
Bob Lowden, 77, Blue Springs, Mo., passed away peacefully at home August 14, 2014. A visitation will be 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 17, at the Speaks Suburban Chapel, 18020 E. 39th St., Independence, Mo. Service will be at 2 p.m. Monday, Aug. 18, at Blue Springs Christian Church. Burial to follow at Blue Springs Cemetery. Bob was born Feb. 1, 1937. He served our country in the Army for 20 years with two tours in Vietnam and two in Germany, and retired as a Major. After his retirement, he went to Dallas Theological Seminary. Bob pastored two churches in Kansas. He worked at City Center Square for many years, and received his BS at Park College. He then worked as the Care Pastor at East Side Baptist Church. He was the President and founder of AACA-KC Region. Bob was currently a member of Blue Springs Christian Church. He was preceded in death by daughter, Jennifer Ruth Strawn in 2000; first wife, Ruth Ann Lowden in 2001; and son, Jonathan Lowden in 2013. He is survived by wife, Susan Lowden; son, Joshua Ancel and wife Nora; daughters, Nicole Beemont and Julie Gall; grandchildren, Jessica, Melissa, Olivia, Jaiden, Brayden, Connor, Nikolaus and baby Zanye; daughter-in-law, Janice Lowden; four brothers, Bill, Richard, John and Terry Lowden; three sisters, Diana Thurmond, Margaret Koontz and Julie Laney; three sisters-in-law; three brothers-in-law; and many nieces, nephews. Bob loved The Lord, he loved studying, teaching and preaching. The family would like to express their deepest gratitude for the care and attention of the NorthCare Hospice staff during Bob's final days. Online condolences may be left at www.speakschapel.com Arr.: Speaks Suburban Chapel, (816) 373- 3600. Speaks Suburban Funeral Home, 18020 E 39th St, Independence, MO 64051, 816-373-3600
Published in Kansas City Star on Aug. 15, 2014
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