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Paul Lowes

Paul William Lowes, 88, of Jackson died Saturday, June 11, 2022, at The Lutheran Home.

He was born Jan. 7, 1934, in Cape Girardeau County to Emil H.F. and Emma Louise Voges Lowes. He and Loretta Marie Friese were married Oct. 20, 1962, at Old Hanover Lutheran Church.

He served eight years in the Missouri National Guard. He was a member of International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 702 in Frankfort, IL, member of Missouri Big Bucks Club with score of 153-1/8 and was a trustee at Arnsberg Cemetery.

He was a member of Hanover Lutheran Church and was baptized at old Hanover Lutheran Church. He was confirmed at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Jackson.

Survivors include his wife, Loretta Marie Lowes of Jackson, brother, Harold F. (Maretta) Lowes of Jackson, sister-in-law, Mary Lou Lowes of Jackson, and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; three brothers, Roy Lowes, Ralph E. Lowes and Norman Lowes; and two sisters, Marie Daume and Lillian Reimann.

Visitation will be from 9 to 11 a.m. on Wednesday, June 15, 2022, at Hanover Lutheran Church in Cape Girardeau. Funeral Service will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, June 15, 2022, at Hanover Lutheran Church in Cape Girardeau with the Rev. Rod Benkendorf officiating. Burial will be at Hanover Lutheran Church Cemetery in Cape Girardeau.

Memorial contributions may be given to Hanover Lutheran Historical Church or Hanover Lutheran Church Cemetery.

Online condolences may be made at Ford & Sons Funeral Home – Jackson is in charge of arrangements.

Jay Forness covers education, county government and community events for The Cash-Book Journal. He graduated from Southeast Missouri State University with a degree in multimedia journalism and has lived in Jackson for the past five years. He can be reached at

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