MEADE – Peter C. "Pete" Loewen, 82, died Saturday, Aug. 9, 2014, at the Meade District Hospital in Meade.
He was born Aug. 31, 1931 to Isaac W. and Agatha (Classen) Loewen in rural Meade.
He married Deloris Anna Buller on May 1, 1953 in Mountain Lake, Minn. She survives.
As a young boy he attended grade school at the Sunrise Grade School in rural Meade County.
He later attended and graduated from the Meade Bible Academy in rural Meade.
After his graduation he began his career as a farmer, making his home in rural Meade.
He was a member of the Emmanuel Mennonite Church, Meade, and served in many capacities, including Youth Director, Deacon, Sunday School Teacher, Awana, and sang in the men's quartet and choir.
He enjoyed traveling, driving, reading, and spending time with his family and friends.
Survivors also include their children: Avis Ediger, Junction City, Joan Busenitz, Hulett, Wy., Verla Webb, Belleveu, Neb. and Neal Loewen, Corn, Okla.; brother, Harold Loewen, Phoenix; sisters, Helen Reimer, Meade, and Hulda Classen, Philadelphia; 12 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Ben and Dan Loewen; and two sisters, Rosella Bartel and Alvina Bartel.
• Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014 at the Emmanuel Mennonite Church in Meade with Pastor Ken Harder presiding.
Burial will follow in the Emmanuel Mennonite Church Cemetery in rural Meade.
Memorials are suggested to the Emmanuel Mennonite Church Elevator Fund or Love Meade in care of the funeral home.
Condolences may be sent to the family at www.fidlerormebachmanmortuary.com