Vigen Memorial Home obituary – Helen A. Lowenberg, 92, Fort Madison

Helen A. Lowenberg, 92, Fort Madison

Helen Ann Lowenberg, 92 of Ft. Madison, IA formerly of Donnellson, IA died Sunday, March 15, 2020 at the Great River Hospice House in West Burlington, IA.

     She was born November 14, 1927 in Keokuk, IA the daughter of Philip J. and Viola Fischer Weirather.  Helen graduated from Keokuk High School with the Class of 1946.

     On January 8, 1966 she was united in marriage to Gary Lowenberg.  He preceded her on death on July 2, 2018.

     Helen had been employed through the years at Sheaffer Pen and Chevron Chemical, both in Ft. Madison, IA and at Linquist Brothers in Keokuk.

     She attended St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Ft. Madison, IA and St. Boniface Catholic Church in Farmington, IA.  

     Helen is survived by her son, Jeffery Lowenberg, of Ft. Madison, IA, one sister, Mary Ann Weirather of Keokuk and several nieces and nephews.

     Besides her husband, she was also preceded in death by her parents, and two brothers, Harry Weirather and Bill Weirather.

     A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m., Friday, at the Oakland Cemetery in Keokuk with Reverend David Brownfield, Ph.D. officiating.  As a precautionary measure, a Mass of Christian Burial will be held at a later date due to the COVID- 19.  A procession line will leave the Vigen Memorial Home in Keokuk at 10:45 a.m., Friday and go to the cemetery.  

     Memorials may be made to the St. Boniface Catholic Church or the Donnellson Library.  

     Online condolences may be left for the family at

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