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Lowell Pfau

d. March 14, 2020

Lowell G. Pfau, 79, of New Bavaria, Ohio went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, March 14, 2020. Lowell was born June 10, 1940 to the late George and Erma Pfau. He was a graduate of the Holgate High School. Lowell was a U.S. Army veteran who served with Company B, 1st Battalion, 148th Infantry, Ohio Army National Guard in Napoleon. Lowell served at Fort Jackson, South Carolina.

Lowell was a farmer all of his life. He was a member of the Ohio Farm Bureau, Holgate Lions Club, Am Vets of New Bavaria and the Napoleon Amateur Radio Club. Lowell as also a member of Emanuel’s Christian Church. Lowell drove a grain truck for five years with the Farmers Elevator in Pleasant Bend, Ohio. He was on the board of directors at the Farmers Elevator.

Lowell is survived by his wife Dixie (Gilliland) Pfau of 35 years, two step daughters Tonya (Bland) Osgood and husband Charles of Montgomery, Texas, as well as, Dr. Ronda (Bland) Meeker and husband George Meeker of Navarre, Florida. Two grandsons: Jaron and Matthew Meeker both of Navarre, Florida. Four great grandchildren: Delilah, Haysen, Teigan, and Willow.

A viewing and visitation with the family will be Sunday evening March 22nd from 4 -6 pm at Emanuel’s Christian Church at 16724 Road Y, in New Bavaria, Ohio. Funeral Services will be held Monday March 23rd at 11am at Emanuel’s Christian Church with Reverend Ed Briggeman officiating. Services will conclude with military honors graveside at the Ayersville Cemetery. Online condolences can be left at

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