Amelia Lower, 88

Amelia Lower, age 88, of Burr Oak, passed away early Thursday morning July 2, 2020 at Fairview Nursing and Rehabilitation in Centreville.
She was born November 15, 1931 in Custer, Michigan daughter of the late Segurd and Hazel (Rhodes) Hanson.
Mrs. Lower was a graduate of Custer High School with the class of 1950 and furthered her education at the W.A. Foote Memorial Hospital School of Nursing in Jackson, where she earned her degree as a Registered Nurse in 1953.
On June 30, 1962 she married Clair Lower of Burr Oak. He preceded her in death October 16, 2016. The couple lived on the family farm following their marriage where Amelia continued to live until her death.
Mrs. Lower had been employed as a Registered Nurse at Sturgis Hospital, Coldwater Hospital, in the office of Drs. Lepard and Brothers and retired from Thurston Woods Village in Sturgis in 1993.
She is survived by two sons: Robert Lower and William Lower both of Burr Oak and nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband: Clair Lower, one brother and one sister.
In accordance with her wishes cremation has taken place. Due to the current conditions with the COVID-19 pandemic and limitations of gatherings private burial of the ashes will take place at the Burr Oak Cemetery in Burr Oak at a later date.
The Hackman Family Funeral Homes of Sturgis is entrusted with the arrangements.
The obituary is also at www.hackmanfamilyfuneralhomes.com where we encourage relatives and friends to leave memories and condolences for the family.

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