Madison
78° F
Mostly Cloudy
Mostly Cloudy
Advertisement

Lowell R. Yttri

Published On: Apr 14 2014 08:27:44 AM CDT

JANESVILLE--- Lowell R. Yttri, age 83, of Janesville, passed away on Saturday, April 12, 2014, at Agrace HospiceCare in Fitchburg.

He was born on November 17, 1930, in Vernon County and was the son of Sam and Clara (Arneson) Yttri. Lowell married Joyce Fox on October 26, 1957. He was best known for his mechanical work and love of helping people. Lowell worked at General Motors for 20 years and served 2 years in the Army.

Lowell is survived by his wife of 56 years, Joyce; 3 children: Vicki (Jim) Dembowiak of Milwaukee, Denise (Tim) Moran of Boscobel, and Andy (Lori) Yttri of Edgerton; 6 grandchildren: Dr. Kyle Dembowiak, Chelsea (Ryan) Beinborn, Colin Dembowiak, Amanda (Gunner) Lee, Nathan Yttri, and Garrett Yttri; his great-grandson, Blane Beinborn; sister, Cleone Ames of Janesville; brother, Ronald Yttri of Janesville; and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; son, Mitchell; and 3 brothers and 2 sisters.

Following Lowell's wishes, a private family service will be held.

Memorials may be made to Agrace HospiceCare. SCHNEIDER APFEL SCHNEIDER & SCHNEIDER FUNERAL HOME & CREMATORY is assisting the family.

Advertisement
  • Airplane

    No-fly zones: Where can planes fly?

    The crash of Malaysian airlines flight 17 in eastern Ukraine and a recent ban on flights to Israel due to violence near the airport in Tel Aviv has raised questions about which conflict-riddled areas of the world it is safe for commercial jets to travel. Take a look at strict no-fly zones versus conflict zones, over which it's up to the airlines to decide whether or not to fly.

  • Taiwan plane crash wreckage

    Wong Yao-wen/Reuters

    Deadliest plane crashes in history

    Dozens are feared dead after a TransAsia Airways plane crashed on one of Taiwan's Penghu islands Wednesday. Take a look at the deadliest plane crashes in history.

  • Cruise ship night 2

    Costa Concordia disaster remembered

    The Costa Concordia set sail on its final voyage after running aground off the coast of Italy more than two years ago. Look back on the disaster that killed 32 people.

Advertisement