|Published in Pilot-Tribune, November 21, 2006|
FORREST D. LOWE, 79, LT. CMDR., USN (retired)
Herman native Forrest D. Lowe died Oct. 31, 2006 at his home in Angleton, Texas.
He was born July 8, 1927 in Herman to Burt and Lucile Lowe. At the age of 17, he joined the U.S. Navy and military service became his career. He served his country in World War II, Korea and Vietnam, retiring with the rank of lieutenant commander.
He was a devoted family man. He traveled the world, could fix and build anything, work the hardest crossword puzzles, and loved his children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren.
He is survived by his daughters and son-in-law, Valeri Knipker of California, Mo.; and Kathy and J. Patrick Henry of Angleton Texas; three grandchildren and their families; three great-granddaughters; a sister, Leah Mae Cameron of Tekamah; and friend and brother, Virgil Lowe of Lilburn, Ga.
He was preceded in death by his beloved wife of 50 years, Kay.