Anita L Lowe

March 10, 1924August 8, 2018

Anita L. Lowe,94, of Davenport, welcomed the calls of her Savior on Wednesday, August 8, 2018 at the Kahl Home in Davenport Iowa. Services celebrating her life will be held on Saturday, August 11, 2018 at 11am at Trinity Lutheran Church, 1122 W. Central Park Davenport, Iowa. Visitation will be held on Friday, August 10, 2018 from 5 to 7pm at Weerts Funeral Home, Jersey Ridge and Kimberly. Burial will be at Davenport Memorial Park following the service. Memorials in Anita’s name may be made to Trinity Lutheran Church or School, or the Davenport Humane Society.

Mrs. Lowe was born in 1924 in Davenport, Iowa, the only child of Walter and Anna Hoffmann. After graduating from Davenport Central High School in January of 1942, Anita attended AIC Business School of Davenport. She was employed as a secretary at the Bureau of Analysis, Davenport, for four years. On September 15, 1946, she was united in marriage to her Army Sweetheart, Donald Lowe. After their two sons were raised, Anita worked in the sales department at Sylvia’s of Davenport for 25 years. Anita was a lifelong member of Trinity Lutheran Church, where she taught Sunday School, sang in the choir, and was a part of the LWML Ladies Society in early years. She loved to spend time with her family, listen to music, and she was a member of the bridge club for over 70 years, she was the only surviving original member.

Those left to honor Anita’s memory are her son, John (Marie) Lowe of Bettendorf, daughter in law Mary Lowe of Davenport; grandchildren: Melissa Hurtado, James (Jessica) Lowe, Sally Lowe, and Heather (Rich) Howard; great-grandchildren: Jessica Rodgers, Kenneth Douglas, Noah Hurtado, Kelly Lowe, Isabelle and Brayden Howard; childhood friend Doris L. Wolfe and sister-like friend Emily Nickles, and cousin Cathie Haas. She is preceded in death by her loving husband, Donald, son Todd, her parents, grandparents, aunts, uncles, and cousins.

Anita’s family would like to extend a special thank you to Senior Star, the Kahl Home, and Genesis Hospice for their love and support during this difficult time.


  • Walter Hoffmann, Father
  • Anna Hoffmann, Mother
  • Donald Lowe, Husband
  • John Lowe, Son
  • Marie Lowe, Daughter-in-law
  • Todd Lowe, Son
  • Mary Lowe, Daughter-in-law
  • Melissa Hurtado, Granddaughter
  • James (Jessica) Lowe, Grandson
  • Sally Lowe, Granddaughter
  • Heather (Rich) Howard, Granddaughter
  • Jessica Rodgers, Great Granddaughter
  • Kenneth Douglas, Great Grandson
  • Noah Hurtado, Great Grandson
  • Kelly Lowe, Great Granddaughter
  • Isabelle Howard, Great Granddaughter
  • Brayden Howard, Great Grandson

  • Trintiy Lutheran Church or School
  • Humane Society of Scott County


  • Visitation Friday, August 10, 2018
  • Funeral Service Saturday, August 11, 2018

Anita L Lowe

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Julie, Jewels Hildebrand

August 12, 2018

So so sorry to here about Anita, I was out of town or I would of come out to see here. I really miss seeing the family and friends. I worked at Riefes and always saw Anita and Mrs Nickles every Sunday Morning. RIP Will be missed♥.

Roger Heesch

August 10, 2018

John, sorry to hear of your mother's passing. Thinking of her and your family brought back many pleasant childhood memories.

Melissa Hurtado

August 8, 2018

Gramda was the best ever. She had made great memories for the holidays and many more. I will miss her so very much. She was someone you could talk to about anything. She was the best. Even the best great grandma. Love you grandma