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Lowell W. Rush

December 2, 1932 — April 13, 2016

Lowell W. Rush, 83 of Windfall died at 10:45 p.m. on Wednesday, April 13, 2016 at Riverview Health in Noblesville. He was born on December 2, 1932 in Windfall to L. Wayne & Eva Lenor (Burns) Rush. On September 30, 1955 he married Rachel Johnson and she survives.

A loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather, Lowell retired from Chrysler in December 1994 after over 30 years of service. He was a member of UAW Local 685 and was also a retired auctioneer. He served in the US Army Medical Corps from 1952 – 1954 and saw service in the Korean Conflict.

Lowell was a member of the Windfall Christian Church and an Elder Emeritus, Austin Masonic Lodge #128 of Tipton where he was a past Worshipful Master and the American Legion in Windfall. He was a life member of both the NRA and the National Muzzle Loaders Rifle Association and had competed on its rifle team nationally. He belonged to the Elwood Conservation Club, the Windfall and Tipton Lions Clubs and the Hoosier Auto Racing Club.

Survivors besides his wife Rachel include four children, Arlene K. Buell and husband Ronald, Kokomo, Carolann Shadday and husband Phil, Tipton, Elaine Phelps and Roland Whisler, Tipton and Brian L. Rush and wife DeeDee, Windfall; four grandchildren, Andy Phelps and Julie Ross, Austin Tan and husband Jeff, Jerret Shadday and wife Kali and Jennifer Rayle and husband James.

Lowell is also survived by seven great-grandchildren, Oliver Tan, Kenzie Shadday, Gavin Shadday, Cole Rayle, Madi, Rachel and Carly Ripberger; one sister, Sarah May Rush.

Lowell was preceded in death by two brothers, Wendell Rush and Dale Rush and one sister, Barbrah Larr.

Funeral services for Lowell will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, April 18 at the Windfall Christian Church with Rev. Carl Roudebush presiding. Burial will follow in Brookside Cemetery, Windfall with military honors. Visitation will be from 2:00 – 5:00 p.m. on Sunday at Young-Nichols Funeral Home and from 10:00 – 11:00 a.m. Monday at the church. A Masonic Service will be held at 5:00 p.m. Sunday.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Windfall Christian Church, 211 N. Independence Street, Windfall, Indiana, 46076.

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