Dora Lowden Obituary

Dora J. Lowden
Dora Lowden
Dora J. Lowden

April 17, 1930 - April 5, 2008
Born in Exira, IA
Resided in Altoona, IA
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Dora J. Lowden, 77, died of natural causes Saturday, April 5, 2008 at Altoona Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Altoona, IA. Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Tuesday at Iles Funeral Homes-Grandview Park Chapel. Burial will be at Highland Memory Gardens Cemetery.

Dora was born in Exira, IA on April 17, 1930 to Charles and Clara (Heath) Gill. She and Jesse B. Lowden were married on March 31, 1956 in Des Moines where they made their home. She was a member of the Methodist Church. She enjoyed attending flea markets and craft shows. She liked to sew, crochet, knit, read and watch CBS soap operas.

Dora is survived by her husband, Jesse of Des Moines; three nieces, Becky Alexander of Dallas, Linda O'Leary of Des Moines and Diane Lund of Green Bay, WI; two nephews, James Gill of Des Moines and Donald Gill of Lakewood, CO; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, four brothers and two sisters.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home. Memorial contributions are being directed to Altoona Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.

ARRANGEMENTS BY ILES FUNERAL HOMES ~ GRANDVIEW PARK CHAPEL.

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Visitation
Grandview Park Funeral Home
3211 Hubbell Avenue
Des Moines, IA US 50317
Monday, April 7, 2008
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Service
Grandview Park Funeral Home
3211 Hubbell Avenue
Des Moines, IA US 50317
Tuesday, April 8, 2008
10:00 AM
Cemetery
Highland Memory Gardens Cemetery
1 Northeast 60th Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50313
Tuesday, April 8, 2008

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Altoona Nursing & Rehabilitation Center
200 Seventh Avenue, S.W.
Altoona, IA