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Edna Lowe, Age: 92
Sep 15, 1929 - Jun 03, 2022

Edna Lowe died peacefully at home with family at her side on June 3, 2022.  She was 92

Edna Dolores Shaw was born Sept 15, 1929 in Neillsville, Wisconsin to George E. Shaw and Clara A. Wedekind Shaw

She is preceded in death by her parents, her loving husband of 60 years, Richard (Dick) Lowe and four brothers, Clarence, Louis, Henry (Bob) and George.

She is survived by her son, Jeffrey (Deborah), her daughter Marie Ferguson (Mark), 4 grandchildren, Ryan Lowe (Shawn) Erin Lowe Carlson (Eric) Matthew Ferguson (Hayden) and Megan Ferguson Rutledge (Cole), 11 great grandchildren, Elliott, Owen, Ainsley, Avery, Asher, Audrey, Stoney, Adelynn, Lowell, Peyton and Vala, as well as numerous nieces, nephews and cousins

Edna attended a number of country schools but graduated from Neillsville High School in 1947.  She married her high school sweetheart, Richard (Dick) Lowe in 1948. They worked side by side in various businesses, but finally retired after 25 years of owning and operating the Topsy’s Popcorn Shoppes at Metcalf South in Overland Park, KS and St. Joseph, MO.

She was a former member of ABWA, The Rebekah’s, First Presbyterian Church of Olathe, as well as a charter member of Phi Tau Omega and a current member of New Hope Presbyterian Church.

Edna and Dick enjoyed a wonderful retirement by traveling, spending time with family and friends, as well as being members of the singing group “Singers & Strutters”. They toured the countryside in their 1929 Ford Phaeton with the Plane Old A’s car club until Dick’s passing in 2008.

Edna later took up tap dancing and learned to play the banjo.  She also enjoyed many years volunteering at the 1st Presbyterian Church food pantry. An avid walker and devoted grandma and great grandma she enjoyed attending baseball games, rodeos, dance and swim lessons as well as birthday parties and school events.

Edna had a strong Christian faith and God blessed her with the great joy of being surrounded by loving family and friends.

A memorial service for Edna will be held on Monday, June 27th at the New Hope Presbyterian Church located at 13310 S. Black Bob Rd, Olathe, KS 66062.  Visitation will be at 10:00 am followed by a Memorial Service at 11:00.

Donations in Edna’s memory can be made to Wayside Waifs or the Salvation Army.

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New Hope Presbyterian Church
13310 S. Black Bob Rd.
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Jun 27 ,2022
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Visitation will be at 10:00 am followed by a Memorial Service at 11:00.

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Paulette Weldin Jun 09 ,2022

Edna was a special lady. She was always busy volunteering at First Presbyterian. I’m sure she & Dick r having a great reunion in heaven.

Griff Lowe Jun 27 ,2022

Nephew ,Allen ,Texas

Your mother and my aunt Edna was a wonderful caring, and thoughtful aunt. It was so nice to spend some time with her at our reunion, and at mom, dad, and Bill’s funerals. She always had kind things to say. I know your family’s will miss her very much. Griff& Sue