Edwynna Jane Lowes-Bonzcek
Jane, 87, peacefully passed away of natural causes on Sept. 4, 2019. She was the daughter of Ed and Jessie Alward and sister to Ileen and Eddie.
Jane lived most of her life in Michigan and was a proud graduate of Rochester High School, retaining lifelong friendships with other alums.
The last of her generation, Jane is survived by her children, Penny Lowes (Dean McMinn), Rod Lowes (Diane) and Rocky Lowes (Beverly); as well a six grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
Jane graciously donated her body for scientific research. A private family service of remembrance will occur at a later date.
The family is grateful to Samaritas of Traverse City and Heartland Hospice for their loving care and making her last months pleasurable.
Memorials may be made to Heartland Hospice Care of Traverse City or Samaritas Senior Living, Williamsburg.
Published on September 15, 2019


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Juanita Hurley
Sep 15, 2019
A lot of memories I have of Jane! She was the first of the Alward family I met and we became best friends, more like family! I will miss her very much! Loved her dearly!!
Sep 15, 2019
So many memories; so many great moments as I witnessed the love of a mother for her children. As the principal of the school where her children attended, I viewed love at first hand as she guided and loved the three children. My thoughts are with you all.