Lowell M. Henry
FREMONT: Lowell M. Henry, 93, of Fremont, Ohio died Monday, August 26, 2013 at Valley View Healthcare Center, Fremont, Ohio.
He was born on August 24, 1920 in Sandusky County, Ohio to Albert and Luella (Mylander) Henry.
On October 18, 1941 in Gibsonburg, Ohio he married Evelyn M. Ellis and she preceded him in death on September 30, 2003.
Lowell was a lifetime farmer. He was also an active member of St. John Evangelical Lutheran Church in Oak Harbor and served many years as a council member. Lowell also served as a Sandusky County Commissioner from 1958-1970, was a member of the Sandusky County Board of Elections, Chairman of the Sandusky County Republican Party and a longtime member of the Sandusky County Republican Central Committee. He also proudly served as a member and former president of the Fremont Lions Club, Sandusky County Farm Bureau, Board member for the School of Hope and member of the Guidance Center in Tiffin, Ohio. Lowell especially enjoyed playing cards and spending time with family and friends.
Lowell is survived by his son, Gary E. (Sandy) Henry of Fremont; sister, Lucille Bartell; nieces, Toni (Gary) Blochowski and Debi (Ed) Hoelzle, Sandra ( Melvin) Wegman, and Patricia (William) Brannon; nephews, Philip (Dolly) Bartell and Ray (Shannon) Bartell; grandchildren, Angie ( Craig) Chlosta, Krista ( Ron) Wolfe, Tammy (Terry) Davis, Larry Henry, Laurie DeLuca, Michelle Henry, and Rachel ( Ben) Tubbs; 15 great-grandchildren; one great-great grandson.
He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Evelyn; daughter, Amy Henry; sons, Larry and Thomas Henry; granddaughter, Heidi Hineline-Sanchez; twin infant granddaughters; and brother, Bernard Henry.
Visitation will be 2-8 p.m. Friday, August 30, 2013 at the Robinson-Walker Funeral Home & Crematory, 165 E. Water St., Oak Harbor. The funeral service will be conducted on Saturday, August 31, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. at St. John Evangelical Lutheran Church, Oak Harbor. Interment will be in Union Cemetery, Oak Harbor.
Memorial contributions in memory of Lowell may be directed to St. John Evangelical Lutheran Church, Oak Harbor.
Online condolences may be shared with the family at www.walkerfuneralhomes.com.
Robinson Walker Funeral Home
165 East Water Street
Oak Harbor, OH 43449
Published in the News-Messenger on Aug. 29, 2013