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Obits

Dale R. Lowe

Dale Richard Lowe, 71, of Greensburg passed away on October 21, 2014. He was born on August 20, 1943 in Decatur County, Indiana to Floyd and Elizabeth Lowe. Dale was a 1961 graduate of Clarksburg High School and a 1966 Purdue University graduate. After college, Dale enlisted in the United States Army during the Korean War where he served for 13 months as he held the rank of 1st Lieutenant.

On November 8, 1969 Dale was married to Brenda Lou Ferguson. They resided in Greensburg, raising their six children. Dale remained active in the family farm as co-owner of Lowe’s Pellets & Grain for 35 years and co-owner and manager of Lowe’s Tractor and Equipment for 20 years before he retired in 2001.

Dale always had a passion for tractors, sports and his family. In his earlier years, Dale was a past President of the Decatur County Tractor Pulling Association, past President of the Hoosier State Tractor Pullers Association and a long-time member. He was a member of First Baptist Church, John Purdue Club, Decatur County 4-H, and was a Hoosier State Pro Stock and Super Stock Points Champion.

Silvan Warren Kornbluth

Silvan Warren Kornbluth, 87, of Dalhart died peacefully in his sleep on Thursday, October 16 surrounded by family members.

Kornbluth was born in Bronx, New York on September 13, 1927 to Bell and Morris Kornbluth.

When Silvan was 17 years old he joined the Navy to serve his country at the end of WWII. After the war, Silvan joined the Reserves to continue to serve the country he loved so much.

After his service years, he worked for Diane Von Furstenberg in the fashion industry as her right hand man in sales, a very successful career that would take him to retirement.

After retirement, Silvan moved to Delray Beach Florida where he loved to play golf almost everyday. Another passion Silvan enjoyed was family meals cooked by his second wife Trudi Kornbluth.