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Vernon Fred Lowenberg

Jul 17, 2013

Vernon Fred Lowenberg, 86, died July 11, 2013.

He was actively teaching at Miami Dade College, Kendall campus until a few weeks before his death.

Funeral services and burial will be held at the Mennonite Cemetery in Donnellson at a later date.

A memorial has been established in his memory.

Schmitz-Lynk Funeral Home of Donnellson is assisting the family with arrangements. Memorials may be mailed to the family at P.O. Box 56, Donnellson, Iowa 52625. Online condolences may be sent to the family at

Born March 10, 1927 in Donnellson, he was the son of Arnold and Frances (Neff)Lowenberg.

He grew up working the family farm. In 1949 he graduated from Bluffton College and later received a master’s degree in math from University of Iowa. He taught at colleges in Morgantown, W. Va., Los Angeles, Calif., Alabama, and Columbia, S.C. Most recently he taught at Miami Dade Community College in Florida. He attended Homestead Mennonite Church. He enjoyed traveling. Other hobbies included biking, spending time with family and geneology research.

He was preceded in death by his parents and siblings, Keith Lowenberg, Patricia L. Wismer and Lorraine Lowenberg.


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