H. Jean (Williams) Lowden

Born: Sat., Apr. 15, 1916
Died: Thu., Dec. 6, 2018


2:00 PM to 3:00 PM, Sun., Dec. 09, 2018
Location: Weicht Funeral Home

Funeral Service

3:00 PM Sun., Dec. 09, 2018
Location: Weicht Funeral Home

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H. Jean Lowden, 102, of Angola, Indiana passed away on December 6, 2018 at Aperion Care of Angola, Indiana.  

She was born on April 15, 1916 in Indianapolis, Indiana to Harry and Ruth (Baltzell) Williams.  She was raised in Adams County, Indiana and graduated from Pleasant Mills High School in 1933.  She attended International Business College in Fort Wayne, Indiana.

She married Nolen C. Lowden in Fort Wayne, Indiana on May 17, 1941.  They moved to Angola in 1962.

Jean had been a bookkeeper for Coca Cola Bottling Works in Fort Wayne and for Otto Nord Builders for 24 years.  She also delivered the Fort Wayne Journal Gazette and the Smart Shopper for the Harold Republican Newspapers retiring in 1996.  

Jean was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother.  She enjoyed gardening, cooking, genealogy and spending time with her family and friends.

She volunteered for the Steuben County Council on Aging and was a member of the Calvary Lutheran Church, Angola and the D.A.R.

Surviving are her sons, Kenneth D. (Judith A. McClain) Lowden of Angola and Avon Park, Florida and Howard James (Anita) Lowden of Rome, Georgia.  Also surviving are her 6 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Nolan C. Lowden on August 27, 1997 and her sister, Edith Green.

Funeral Services will be at 3:00 PM on Sunday, December 9, 2018 at the Weicht Funeral Home, Angola, Indiana.

Visitation will be from 2-3 PM on Sunday, December 9, 2018 prior to the service at the funeral home.

Private family burial will take place in Harlan Memorial Gardens, Harlan, Indiana.

In lieu of flowers, memorials in Jean’s memory may be made to Calvary Lutheran Church, Angola, Indiana or to the Shriner’s Children’s Hospital.

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

Calvary Lutheran Church
1301 Williams Street, Angola, IN 46703

Shriner's Hospitals for Children

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karol booth
   Posted Fri December 07, 2018
Dear Ken,
So sorry for your loss. Mothers are extra special !!

Lynn B Wernet
   Posted Fri December 07, 2018
Ken, so sorry to hear of your loss. Your Mother was exceptional, may she rest in peace.

Nancy Jones
   Posted Sat December 08, 2018
Ken, so sorry for your loss. You have my sympathy.

Barbara Hendrick
   Posted Sat December 08, 2018
Dear Ken and Judy,

I am sorry to hear about your mother. It is always hard no matter their age.


Barb Hendrick

Karen Ottersen
   Posted Sat December 08, 2018
Jean was one of my most unforgettable characters and a true classy woman all thru her years. She was such a live wire when Mom stayed at Lakeland for two months and Jean "lit up" the dinner table. She will be sorely missed but I know she is now in the Lord's loving arms.

Pen Pal #15
Karen Ottersen Beverly Gage Marilyn Gage Smart

Brent Cummings
   Posted Mon December 10, 2018
Ken -
My condolences to you and your family for the loss of your mother. You are in my thoughts and prayers.

Brent Cummings

Toni Moon
   Posted Tue December 11, 2018
I am so sorry for your loss. Jean was such a spunky girl! I enjoyed chatting with her when I was a dispatcher for Star. Thoughts and prayers.