Coletta U. Low, age 89, died Sunday morning, May 26, 2013, at the Meade District Hospital, Meade, Kansas.
She was born March 8, 1924, at Fowler, Kansas, the daughter of Joseph A. and Mary (Schwab) Gerber. As a young girl she attended the Fowler school system, graduating from Fowler High School in 1941. She later attended St. Francis School of Nursing, receiving her nursing certification. A lifetime resident of Fowler, she was a registered nurse with the Meade District Hospital for thirty-five years.
She was a member of St. Anthony’s Catholic Church, the Altar and Rosary Societies, the Daughters of Isabelle, and the American Legion Auxiliary. She enjoyed oil painting, playing cards, working puzzles, playing games of chance, cooking, and spending time with her family.
On October 29, 1946, she married Irwin John Low at Fowler, Kansas. He precedes her in death on January 12, 2009.
Two sons, Mark Low of Fowler, Kansas
Kendall Low and wife Stephanie of Shawnee Mission, Kansas
Four grandchildren Two great-grandchildren
She is preceded in death by her husband; two sons, Phillip and Terry Low; a daughter, Cindy Low; three brothers, Carl, Eugene, and Alvin Gerber; and three sisters, Florence Blick, Dorothy Eisenbart, and Lorene McPheter.
Vigil services will be held at 7:00 p.m. Tuesday, May 28, 2013, at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, May 29, 2013, at the church. Friends may call from 9:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. Tuesday at Fidler-Orme-Bachman Mortuary, Meade. Interment will follow in the Fowler Cemetery, Fowler.
The family would welcome memorials to the Fowler Residential Care Center or the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation in care of the funeral home.
Personal condolences may be given to the family at www.fidlerormebachmanmortuary.com