Robert Low Obituary

Robert H. Low
Robert H. Low
Robert H. Low

January 18, 1926 - June 18, 2011
Born in Boone, Iowa
Resided in Des Moines, IA
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Robert (Bob) Low, 85, passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, June 18th at his home in Des Moines.
Born in Boone on January 18th, 1926, to Vern and Hazel Low, he graduated from Boone High School in 1944. He immediately enlisted in the Navy, serving on the USS Wisconsin flag staffs of Admirals Hanson and Dennfield as a Radioman 3rd Class.

He married his high school sweetheart, Jane Sayre, in 1945. They spent most of their 65 years together in Des Moines, where they were active members of Zion Lutheran Church. Bob was a retired sheet metal worker who spent 32 years at Waldinger Corporation. He had an active pilot�s license for 30 years and enjoyed flying the Mustang II experimental aircraft he built in the early 80s.

Bob loved camping and spending time outdoors. A strong Christian role model and a great father, he was active in youth organizations with both of his children and enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren.

Preceding him in passing were his wife, his parents and his brother, Dick.

He will be missed by his brother Gary (Barb) of Norwalk, his son Steven (Jeanne) Low of Johnston and his daughter Marcia Fredrickson of Des Moines; his grandchildren, Meggan (Josh) Carlson of Portland, OR, Meredith Low of Portland, OR, Jessica Kitzman of Minneapolis, MN, Michael Kitzman of Des Moines and Lindsay Fredrickson of Des Moines.

A memorial service will be held at Zion Lutheran Church on Friday, June 24th at 2:00 pm. Immediately following the service, the family will greet visitors in the Fellowship Hall for an ice cream social in honor of Bob.
Memorial contributions may be made to Zion Lutheran Church in Des Moines.

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Monday, June 20, 2011
Zion Lutheran Church
4300 Beaver Avenue
Des Moines, IA US 50310
Friday, June 24, 2011
2:00 PM


Zion Lutheran Church
4300 Beaver
Des Moines, IA 50310