Curtis Lowry

Posted Online: Dec. 11, 2012, 5:21 pm
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Curtis Lowry, 59, of Davenport, died Sunday, Dec. 9, 2012, at Genesis East, Davenport.
Services are 11:30 a.m. Thursday at St. John's United Methodist Church, Davenport. Visitation is 5-8 p.m. today at Weerts, Davenport.
He was born in 1953, in Davenport, to Dudley Curtis and Janet Eileen Lowry. He married Judith Hershberger in May 2012.
Surviving are his wife; mother, Janet Lowry, Davenport; son, Christopher Lowry, Kileen, Texas, and Christopher's mother, Debbie; and brother, Daryl (Leisa) Lowry, Wichita, Kan.


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