Lowell H. Frische, 78, of Findlay, passed away Saturday, July 6, 2013, at the Blanchard Valley Hospital, and was greeted in Heaven by his beloved wife, Gloria J. (Kidwell) Frische, whom he married on Nov. 3, 1962.
He was born in Wapakoneta on June 9, 1935, to Thelma (Covert) and Ervin Frische. He is survived by two sons, Michael Frische and Matt (Holly) Frische, two grandchildren, Molly and Andrew Frische, and a brother, Kenneth (Marilyn) Frische.
He was preceded in death by two brothers, Kermit (Esther) Frische, and Robert (Ruth) Eshelman; and a sister, Joyce (Robert) Winney.
Lowell graduated from Sidney High School in 1953 where he was a member of the marching band and a Boy Scout. He also attended The Ohio State University in engineering and Bowling Green State University in chemistry.
Lowell was a veteran, serving in the U.S. Army. He retired from Dow Chemical in 1988 and then went to work for at Spectrulite Consortium Inc., which later changed to Magnesium Elektron, where he retired in 2010. Lowell was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Findlay.
He was an avid fan of The Ohio State University and the Cincinnati Bengals. He was also a roller coaster enthusiast and enjoyed Cedar Point with his grandchildren and family. He also enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren and teaching them fun in science.
Visitation will be held from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at Kirkpatrick-Behnke Funeral Home in Findlay and and from 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday at the Trinity Lutheran Church, 935 W. Bigelow Ave. Findlay.
The funeral service will begin at 11 a.m. Saturday at the church, with the Rev. Thomas Lyberg officiating.
Memorial donations may be made to the Kidney Foundation, the American Lung Association, or the American Heart Association.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at kirkpatrickbehnke.com.
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