Funeral Services: Will be held on Tuesday, August 26, 2014, at 2:00 p.m. at the Steen Funeral Home in Greenfield with burial in the Greenfield Cemetery. Flag folding ceremonies at the cemetery will be conducted by the Fontanelle American Legion Carlson Post No. 247. Pastor Eric Schubert will officiate the service.
Open Visitation: Will be held on Monday, August 25th, from 3:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Steen Funeral Home in Greenfield.
Memorials: To the family.
Lowell Dean Aupperle was born September 1, 1923, in Guthrie County, Iowa, the son of Roy and Alta (Hutchins) Aupperle. He passed away on Tuesday, August 19, 2014, at the Greenfield Manor in Greenfield, Iowa, at the age of 90.
Lowell attended country schools primary through eighth grade. He graduated from Adair High School in 1942. He joined the United States Navy and served in the Pacific Area during W.W. II. On July 1, 1954, he was united in marriage to Inez Main in Adair, Iowa. Lowell farmed until moving to Greenfield in 1980. He then worked for S.C.S. and the Greenfield Schools as a janitor. He was a charter member of the Adair V.F.W., a 50 year member of the Fontanelle American Legion Carlson Post No. 247 and a member of the Greenfield United Methodist Church.
He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Bill Aupperle; three sisters, Audrey Wahlert, Wanda Brown and Joyce Hagen; two brothers-in-law; and one sister-in-law.
He is survived by his wife, Inez Aupperle of Greenfield; brother, Neil (Jannes) Aupperle of Anita; two sisters, Delores (Charles) Templeman of Atlantic and Marlene (Jack) Shannon of Madison, Ohio; brother-in-law, Robert Hagen of Anita; two godsons, Benjamin and Austin Olson; nieces; nephews; other relatives and friends.