Beverly J. "Bev" (Beebe) Lower

Born: Sun., Oct. 3, 1937
Died: Mon., Jan. 5, 2015


2:00 PM to 5:00 PM, Sun., Jan. 11, 2015
Location: Weicht Funeral Home

Funeral Service

11:00 AM Mon., Jan. 12, 2015
Location: Weicht Funeral Home

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Beverly J. “Bev” Lower, 77, passed away on Monday, January 5, 2015 at Cameron Memorial Community Hospital, Angola.
She was born on October 3, 1937 in Garrett, Indiana.  She married Henry “Hank” Lower on June 18, 1955.
Bev retired from EMF Corp. after 21 years.  She had also been a beautician for 7 years. She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother.
She enjoyed Sprint Car racing, NASCAR, reading books and IU Basketball.  Most of all she loved spending time with her family.
She was a member of the Angola Christian Church.
Surviving are her husband Henry “Hank” Lower of Angola; son Jeffery and Janice Lower of Gary; daughter Krista Kelley of Cornelius, NC; three sisters Marilyn Nelson of Butler, Marty and Bud Mowry of Angola and Lois Douglas of Angola; five grandchildren April (Christopher) Milliman, Jerry (Jamie) Kelley, Tracey Lower, Jamie (Dale) Lower and Leslie (Adam Melson) Lower and 7 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her Mother, Mary D. Hills Beebe Shatto; her step-father Guy Shatto and two brothers Ronald Beebe and Gerald Beebe.
Services will be at 11:00 AM, Monday, January 12, 2015 at the Weicht Funeral Home, Angola with Pastor Jim Hulbert and John Coney, Minister officiating.
Visitation will be from 2-5 PM, Sunday, January 11, 2015 at the funeral home.
Burial will be in Flint Cemetery, Steuben County, Indiana.Memorials may be made in Bev’s memory to the Angola Christian Church or to Northern Lakes Nursing & Rehabilitation Center’s Alzheimer’s Unit.

Charitable donations may be made in Beverly's memory to the following organizations:

Angola Christian Church
1297 N 200 W, Angola, IN 46703
Tel: 260-665-3815

Northern Lakes Nursing & Rehabilitation Center
516 N. Williams Street, Angola, IN 46703

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Lori Dove
   Posted Wed January 07, 2015
Krista, Hank, Jeff & all... Bev was a special lady. I pray for all of you that your special memories will carry you through this time of loss and grieving. May you go forward knowing that now she has been made whole and perfect and is resting in her heavenly home in perfect peace! Love, Lori Dove

Jeff and Linda Bloom
   Posted Wed January 07, 2015
Dear Hank, Jeff, Krista and the rest of the family,
I am so sad about your loss. We all loved Bev, and will miss her smiling face. We have been praying constantly for all of you, and hope that you can see through the tears to remember all the good times spent with her. We love you all, and are grieving with you.
Love, Jeff and Linda

Julie and Clyde Spangle
   Posted Wed January 07, 2015
Our thought and prayers are with you and your family. Just Cherish all your memories to help get through this difficult time.

Bobbi Brackett
   Posted Wed January 07, 2015
Hank,Krista,Jerry,April and to the rest of the thoughts and prayers are with you all. I am honored to have known this beautiful woman. She was always such a lady.She will be greatly missed.

Chrystal McKee-Christlieb
   Posted Wed January 07, 2015
So sorry for your loss. You all are in my thoughts and prayers.

Rose Calabrase
   Posted Wed January 07, 2015
Hank & family

I am so glad I came to visit with Bev a couple weeks ago. She was a beautiful lady and a true devoted wife. We will miss her at the races.

My condolences to all her family

John & Jeannie Gibbeny and family
   Posted Wed January 07, 2015
Hank and family, we are so sorry to hear of Bev's passing. You are in our thoughts and prayers.

Cynthia (Wells) Zortman
   Posted Wed January 07, 2015
Hank,Krista,Jeff and extended family and friends. I am so very sorry to here of your loss. I remember her when i was a child. She was a wonderful mother,friend and wife. I hope that you can take this time to remember all the memories and smile. May GOD be with you all. The Zortman's

Patrick Stewart
   Posted Wed January 07, 2015
Hank and family,so sorry for your loss.Bev was a special person!

Sondi Eden
   Posted Wed January 07, 2015
No words to say,

Michael Scanlon
   Posted Thu January 08, 2015

SPATHIPHYLLUM was sent by Mike Scanlon.

Hank , Jeff, & family, We are so sorry to here of mom's passing. I will forever remember every time that we would show up to the races see her smile and have here hand me " my hot dog" all long with the hug and treating like family. God bless you all Your buddy, Mike Scanlon

Brad and Juni Krontz
   Posted Thu January 08, 2015
May the Lord hold Bev and all of Bevs' family and friends in their time of need. We always enjoyed talking with Bev at area race tracks. She was a delight and reminded us of our own Mother. She was a caring, loving, and a lovely woman. Bev will be dearly missed by all that know/knew her.

Brad and Juni Krontz
Columbia City, IN

Keith Ousley former "HOSS Flagman"
   Posted Thu January 08, 2015
Hank and family,

Bev was a beautiful woman who lived and loved life to the fullest. She was always a joy to talk too and is the reason I have one of your driving suits!! She has taken her checkered flag and won her race. Hank, may you find peace during this time and cherish the memories you and Bev shared. You have an angel waiting for your arrival. Love ya my friend...

Nancy Hanks
   Posted Thu January 08, 2015


With heavy hearts...May our Lord and Savior bring comfort to you and your family, Hank. Much love, Jim and Nancy Hanks

kercher engines
   Posted Thu January 08, 2015
Lower family,

Our thoughts and prayers to all. Her kindness and smile will always be in our hearts. We are all blessed to have known such a great lady.

Matt Rader on behalf of the Mark Rader family.
   Posted Thu January 08, 2015
To Hank and all the extended family,

I have known Hank and Bev since I was six or seven. Bev was a very kind and considerate lady who was always looking out for and taking care of others. If she liked you she treated you like family in her home and especially at the track. She was special and will be missed by all of us that knew her. Rest in Peace Bev.

Harold & Rose Lowe
   Posted Thu January 08, 2015
Hank so sorry for your loss. Prayers and thoughts for you and the family.

David Bishir
   Posted Thu January 08, 2015
Sorry about your loved one passing on..Prayers for all the family. .. God give you added strength at this time in your lves.

Bruce & Charlene (McNett) Martin
   Posted Thu January 08, 2015
Hank & family

Our thoughts and prayers are with you. May God grant you his strength in your time of sadness!

Arthur Payne family
   Posted Fri January 09, 2015
So sorry for your loss, our deepest sympathies to Hank and family.

mattie marlene wisner mclaughlin lambert
   Posted Fri January 09, 2015
Marty - I want to extend my sincere Christian sympathy to you in the loss of your sister. Her picture reminds me of you when I use to live back in the area. May God bless you richly during this very difficult time. Mattie

Barbara Mahan (Halsey)
   Posted Fri January 09, 2015
My sympathy to the family. I have fond memories of Bevetly every Christmas season when I put out a elf she gave me years ago in gift exchange. She will always be remembered as she was in the 60's.

Tom Nedele
   Posted Fri January 09, 2015
Hank. Sorry to hear of your loss of Bev. She was a great lady and will
be missed. Sorry I will be out of town and unable to attend the visitation.

Randy and Trish Rader
   Posted Fri January 09, 2015
Hank, Jeff and family

Sorry to here about Beverly.

We are thinking about you in our prayers.

Take care, Randy and Trish

Fred and Charlotte McQuown
   Posted Sat January 10, 2015
We will remember you in our prayers. Our deepest sympathy.I will always remember her from school in Flint.
Peace be with you all.
God grant you all His tender loving care.

Charlotte and Fred McQuown

Jim and Jackie Skelton
   Posted Sat January 10, 2015
Hank and family...
We are so sorry for your loss. Hold on to all of the memories of Bev and know that she is at peace. Thinking of you.
Jim & Jackie

Mike & LauraLee Thomas
   Posted Sat January 10, 2015
So sorry for your loss. You are all in our thoughts and prayers.

Joe and Teresa Ellert
   Posted Sat January 10, 2015
So sorry for your loss. Please know you are in our thoughts and prayers..

Marvin and Renee Ellert
   Posted Sun January 11, 2015
To a Great Racing Family, we wanted to let you know we are Thinking of ALL of you today with our Thoughts and Prayers.....

Tony Neuenschwander & Family
   Posted Sun January 11, 2015
Hank & All of the Family: Our deepest condolences for your loss. If there is anything we can do please be sure to let us know.

Grace Bronkema and Brent
   Posted Sun January 11, 2015
Hank and all your family:

You have my deepest sympathy. I miss Bev very much, she was always good to me at the track, and you are in my prayers,always.
It was good to see you last fall. Take care.

Grace and Brent

Sam and Gin Davis
   Posted Sun January 11, 2015
Our prayers are with you. Blessed are the woman that keep things together while we go play. She will be missed by all. God bless.

The 43 group

Lisa boone
   Posted Mon January 12, 2015
Oh Hank I'm so sorry to hear you lost your wife I so enjoyed spending time with you both at the VFW last year God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow!

Gale and Connie Fisher
   Posted Tue January 13, 2015
To Hank and all the extended family,

We are unable to be there in this time of sadness. The world was a better place for having Bev. There are many people she has touched and memories of her will last and be passed on.
You will all be in our thoughts and prayers,
Gale and Connie Fisher and families