Mrs. H. P. (Ellen Josephine) Lowe Obituary
The Stafford Courier, Stafford, Kansas
Thursday, April 24, 1941, page 2
Mrs. H.P. Lowe
Ellen Josephine Lowe was born at Niles, Michigan, March 22, 1865, and departed this life April 19, 1941. Her fatherís name was Albert Reed, and her motherís maiden name was Nancy Hanover. Her father was taken prisoner in the Civil war, and died in Libby prison. Soon after that, she was adopted by Robert and Mrs. Cuthbert, who brought her to Kansas in the early 70ís.
She was married March 21, 1892, to Herbert P. Lowe. To this union three children were born: two sons and one daughter, one of the sons preceding her in death.
By a former marriage she also had three children, one son and two daughters, one of the daughters preceding her in death six months.
She leaves to mourn her going her husband, two sons, Robert Simington and Lewis Albert Lowe; two daughters, Mrs. Florence Gibler and Mrs. Nellie Weir; seven grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.
She and her husband moved to Stafford in the year 1904. On their arrival they united with the Congregational church, and when it was discontinued, they joined the United Presbyterian church, where she has been a faithful member to the last.
Funeral services were held Monday, April 21, at 2:30 p.m. at the Peacock & Soice Memorial Chapel. Rev. J.W. Birnley conducted the services, assisted by Rev. Floyd s. Smith. Interment was in the Stafford cemetery.
Submitted by Chris Hollenbeck on March 26, 2007.
NOTE: (I've been doing some research for someone and located several obituaries from Stafford County. I am not in any way related to these individuals, but I thought I would send the info on to you so you can place them on the website for future researchers. There are a total of 5 obituaries, 2 for Herbert Lowe, then one each for Ellen Lowe, Lewis Lowe and Charles Lowe. Thank you. )