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Ralph C. LoweNovember 24, 1916 – October 22, 2004

Post Independent Writer

Ralph C. Lowe, a resident of Rifle for the past 13 years, died Friday, Oct. 22, 2004.Mr. Lowe was born in Roscoe, Texas, on Nov. 24, 1916, to Thomas Walter Lowe and Roxie Ada Smith. Mr. Lowe graduated from Handley High School in Fort Worth, Texas. He was a World War II veteran, and he served as a captain in the U.S. Air Force in San Antonio.Mr. Lowe lived for more than 40 years in New York. He owned a jewelry store in Greenwich Village. He was active in off-Broadway theatrical groups. Mr. Lowe is survived by four sisters. They include Janie Gerbaz and husband, Del, of Glenwood Springs; Margie Maxwell and husband, George, of Austin, Texas; Irene Bogel of Fort Worth; and Dolores Hand of Everman, Texas. Mr. Lowe is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews, including Larry and Molly Gerbaz of Carbondale, and their children, Heidi, Jeremy and Leslie Gerbaz; Cecile Callier and Jesse Vormann of Westminister; Jordan Callier of Greeley; and Janice and Barry Gilbert of Sugar Land, Texas, and their children, Christine and Carissa Gilbert.Funeral services are pending at Laurel Land Funeral Home in Fort Worth.While in Rifle, Mr. Lowe resided at the Colorado State Veterans’ Home, where he was the beneficiary of many acts of kindness by the nurses and staff.While in Rifle, Mr. Lowe resided at the Colorado State Veterans’ Home, where he was the beneficiary of many acts of kindness by the nurses and staff.


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