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Lowell C. Cornwell Dutch dies at 97

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Lowell C. Cornwell (Dutch) died peacefully Saturday night, Jan. 28, 2007 at home in Munster, where he resided for the past 53 years.

He was born on a farm in Benton County, Ind. on June 18, 1909, the youngest of the four children of Samuel H. and Dora Crabb Cornwell.

He was predeceased by Dorothy, his wife of 62 years and by a grandson, Nathan Maleady.

He is survived by two sons, Thomas (Carol) of Dune Acres and David (Mary) of Fort Wayne and four grandchildren, Michael Cornwell of Flagstaff, Ariz., Alex Cornwell of Dune Acres, Joanna Cornwell of Indianapolis and Katie Cornwell of Fort Wayne and niece, Donna Spray of Knoxville, Tenn.

Dutch was a founder of City Photo Service, Inc. in Hammond. Active in the community, he was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Hammond, the Munster Lions Club, McKinley Lodge and Orak Shrine.

A memorial service will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 3 at the First United Methodist Church, 6635 Homan Ave., Hammond.

Friends are invited to share remembrances with the family at the church before and after the service.

Memorial gifts may be made to the First United Methodist Church of Hammond Foundation or to Leader Dogs for the Blind, 1039 S. Rochester Rd., Rochester, MI 48307-3115.


Posted 1/31/2007