Rev. Robert John Lowe


Relationship to conference: Retired elder

Date of death: Jan. 17, 2022 at age 81

Arrangements: Per Rev. Lowe's request, there will not be a memorial service.

Appointment information: Rev. Lowe was ordained as a deacon in 1985 and as an elder in 1989. He served Minnesota churches in Hill City, Swatara, Duluth (Norton Park, Riverview, and Woodland UMCs), St. Paul (Wheelock Parkway and Central Park UMCs), Morris, Long Prairie, and Grey Eagle. He retired in 2002.

Rev. Lowe is survived by his sister, Elaine Scheibner, and his brother, David Lowe. He was preceded in death by his parents, Rev. Ernest and Freda Lowe.

Messages of condolence can be sent to David Lowe at

Memorials are preferred to the John Lowe Memorial Scholarship Fund at Hamline University (Hamline University Development, 1536 Hewitt Ave., MS-C1917, St. Paul, MN 55104) or to the charity of donor's choice.

An obituary was posted to the Cremation Society of Minnesota website.

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