Phyllis P. Lowry, 83, of Auburn, passed away on Monday, April 9, 2018 at an Auburn care facility. She was born October 10, 1934 in Harveyville, Kansas, the daughter of James A. and Elma G. (Sage) Gifford.
Phyllis attended Dover High School and graduated from Topeka High School in 1952. She was a homemaker.
Phyllis married Harold Lowry on March 22, 1952 in Topeka. He preceded her in death on February 25, 2018. She was also preceded in death by her brother, William "Bill" Gifford and a daughter-in-law, Debra "Debbie" Lowry.
Survivors include their five children; Allen (Joy) Lowry, Sue (Jim) Olliso, Millie Mark, Mike (Companion- Brenda) Lowry and Clara (Tim) Sowers, 13 grandchildren; Ali (Shawn) Schermerhorn, Kim (Brandon) Endicott, Jamie Olliso, Jeremie (Terri) Olliso, Janette (Kieyoani) Spencer, Luke (Monique) Mark, Ronnie (Mike) McPike, Mallory (David Ruse) Mark, James (Carolyn) Lowry, Jerry (Jessica) Lowry, Danialle Lowry, Thomas (Emily) Sowers, Valerie (Hananiah Owens) Sowers, 29 great-grandchildren, sisters-in-law; Joan Lowry and Virginia Gifford, brother-in-law, George Rickel and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
Services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Friday, April 13, 2018 at Dove Southwest Chapel, 3700 SW Wanamaker Rd. where the family will receive friends one hour prior to service time. Cremation will follow the service and private inurnment will take place at a later date.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Great Lakes Caring Hospice, 3715 SW 29th, Suite 100, Topeka, Kansas 66614.
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