Obituary for Wayne M. Lowis
Wayne M. Lowis, 85, formerly of Niagara, Wisconsin, passed away March 9th, 2018, at Crossroads Care Center in Kenosha, Wis.
Wayne was born March 15, 1932, in Marinette County, to Mark and Clara Lowis. He married the former Aileen Cardinal on Oct. 7, 1950, in Niagara. Wayne and Aileen moved to Racine, Wis., where they raised their family.
While living in Racine, Wayne worked as a Machinist at Ladish in Cudahy. In 1972 they moved back to Niagara. Wayne worked as a machinist at Iron Mountain Machine, Super Tool in Kingsford Michigan, finally retired from Kingsford Broach and Tool. He enjoyed spending time outdoors, hunting, fishing, and golfing.
Aileen preceded him in death on August 5th, 2016. In addition to his wife and parents, he was preceded in death by brothers, Neil, Don, Bill and his sister Katherine. Also preceding him were his brother in law Ernest Sauld and sister in law Beverly Lowis.
He is survived by two sons, Mike (Karen) Lowis of Florence, Wis., and Mark (Melanie) Lowis of Oostburg, Wis.; four daughters, Kristine (Bob) Carlson of Racine, Wis.,Donna Turrie of De Pere, Wis., Patricia Bjorkman of Green Bay, Wis., and Nancy Lowis of Racine, Wis.; 11 grandchildren; many great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews, Sisters, Florence "Toots" (Carl) and Carol (Rudy); and a sister-in-law, Joanne.
Visitation will be held Saturday, March 17, 2018, from 2:00 p.m. until 3:00 p.m. at Jacobs Funeral Home, Iron Mountain, Mich. Funeral services will be on Saturday, at 3:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Pastor Doug Johnson will officiate.
You may light a candle in remembrance of Wayne or leave a condolence for his family online at www.JacobsFuneralHomes.com.
The family has chosen the Jacobs Funeral Home, Iron Mountain, to honor Wayne’s legacy of life.