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Friday, October 1st, 2010
Lowell Weitz
Lowell E. Weitz, 79, Celina, died Sept. 27, 2010, at his home.
He was born April 2, 1931, in Mercer County, to Fred C. and Ina D. Woodruff Weitz. On June 26, 1960, he married Mary Jo Williams, who died Dec. 12, 2000.
Surviving are two daughters, Elizabeth Hardesty, Van Wert; and Christina Miller, Lima; two grandchildren and a great-grandson.
He served in the U.S. Army 107th Airborne Division 279th Army Band. He attended Bluffton College and graduated first in his class at Ohio Northern University. He received a masters degree from Ohio University, graduated summa cum laude with a Ph.D. from the Conservatory of Music at the University of Missouri, and received a bachelor of law Degree from LaSalle University in Chicago, Ill. He worked as an associate professor of music at Ohio University, the University of Missouri, and Ohio Northern University, and was a full professor and chairman of the division of fine arts at Summit Christian College in Fort Wayne, Ind.
A memorial service will be held at a later date.
Memorials can be made to the Allen County Dog Control Facility in Lima and Cat Haven c/o: Heidt Veterinary Hospital in Lima.
Condolences can be left at dick.hellwarth@verizon.net.
Arrangements are being handled by W.H. Dick & Sons-Hellwarth Funeral Home in Celina.
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