Peter C. "Pete" Loewen
Peter C. “Pete” Loewen, age 82, died Saturday, August 9, 2014, at the Meade District Hospital, Meade, Kansas.
He was born August 31, 1931, at rural Meade, Kansas, the son of Isaac W. and Agatha (Classen) Loewen. As a young boy he attended grade school at the Sunrise Grade School in rural Meade County. He later attended and graduated from the Meade Bible Academy in rural Meade. After his graduation he began his career as a farmer, making his home in rural Meade.
He was a member of the Emmanuel Mennonite Church, Meade, and served in many capacities, including Youth Director, Deacon, Sunday School Teacher, Awana, and sang in the men’s quartet and choir. He enjoyed traveling, driving, reading, and spending time with his family and friends.
On May 1, 1953, he married Deloris Anna Buller at Mountain Lake, Minnesota. She survives.
Other survivors include:
Their children, Avis Ediger of Junction City, Kansas
Joan Busenitz of Hulett, Wyoming
Verla Webb of Belleveu, Nebraska
Neal Loewen of Corn, Oklahoma
A brother, Harold Loewen of Phoenix, Arizona
Two sisters, Helen Reimer of Meade, Kansas
Hulda Classen of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Twelve grandchildren Fifteen great-grandchildren
He is preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Ben and Dan Loewen; and two sisters, Rosella Bartel and Alvina Bartel.
Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, August 12, 2014, at the Emmanuel Mennonite Church, Meade, Kansas, with Pastor Ken Harder presiding. Friends may call from 9:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m. Monday with the family present from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m., at Fidler-Orme-Bachman Mortuary, Meade. Interment will follow in the Emmanuel Mennonite Church Cemetery, rural Meade.
The family would welcome memorials to the Emmanuel Mennonite Church Elevator Fund or Love Meade in care of the funeral home.
Personal condolences may be given to the family at www.fidlerormebachmanmortuary.com