Lori Ann Ketterhagen (Lowrey)

Lori Ann Ketterhagen (Lowrey), 66 years old, of Paddock Lake, Wisconsin, passed away peacefully at her home surrounded by her family on March 26th, 2024.

She was born January 18th, 1958, in Chicago, IL, to Don & Marilyn (Fortin) Lowrey. Lori attended Salem Grade School & Salem Central High School. Lori married Art Ketterhagen in 1978. Together they raised two children: Amy & Donald. Lori was employed as a bank teller, worked at the College of Lake County, and the Salem Grad School as a librarian. Lori’s passion was working with the kids at Salem Grade School. She loved playing cards and laughing with family & friends. Her 3 grandchildren were the light of her life.

Surviving Lori is her husband Art of 45 years, daughter Amy (Pizzala), son Donald (Kylie) and her brothers Monty (Pradap), & Bob (Stephanie).

There is no planned funeral service. A celebration of life will occur with family and friends at a later date. 

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Thoughts for Lori Ann Ketterhagen (Lowrey);

  • Patty Hekenberger says:

    Lori will be truly missed she was beautiful inside and out.

    My girls said she was the best librarian ever❤️❤️❤️

  • Nancy Wagner says:

    So sorry for the loss of a wonderful lady. Lori brought that smile of sunshine when ever you saw her. Our thoughts and prayers go out to Art and the kids❤️. God gained another angel and she is resting in his arms.

  • Brenda Merrill-Barbel says:

    I am so heartbroken for your, Amy, and Don’s loss. Lori was one whom I had always looked up to. Always kind and levelheaded. I was very proud to call her my friend. Her life was all about you, her kids, and her beautiful Grandchildren. As life should be.
    I believe there is another Angel in Heaven.

  • Darrell & Terry Quirk says:

    We are so sorry Art and family 💙. Lori is leaving lots of her sunshine here for all of you to hold onto 💙

  • Patty Soer-Martin says:

    My condolences for your loss. I remember Lori back from Central High days, always with her big smile and full of energy! May your many years of wonderful memories together bring you great comfort in the days ahead.

  • Sherry Bianco says:

    So very sorry for your family’s loss. I have fond memories of Lori growing up living next door to us, her interviewing me for school projects, she had a bubbly personality and will be missed

  • Marla Andrea says:

    So sorry for your loss.She loved to talk about her family,and how she loved them.Always positive and would brighten any day.

  • Jack Niccolai says:

    Lori was definitely one of the good ones. Her smile and warm greetings made seeing her a bright part of my day at Salem School. I know she will be missed and my best wishes go out to her friends and family on their loss.

  • Dawn Revell says:

    Art, Amy, Don and family – I am so sorry for your loss. Lori was amazing to work with. I learned so much from her!

  • Ann Krulatz Rosmann says:

    Art and family, sorry to hear of the passing of your dear wife, mother, and grandmother. May her lifetime memories ease the sorrow felt today and always.

  • I read what Jack Niccolai wrote about Lori and feel he said what is on my heart as well. Her eyes just twinkled when she greeted you. My condolences to Lori’s family.

  • Cathy Fischer says:

    Lori was such a a good friend to me when she worked in the Salem Library and my office bordered that library . She always offered words of encouragement with a smile on her face and was such a a wonderful listener. I often looked to her for parenting advice as we swapped stories about our kids as they grew. Such a beautiful kind hearted person . My deepest condolences.

  • Jane Kurtz-Powers says:

    Arty and family, it breaks me heart that you had to say good bye to your beloved. Please know that I am thinking of you at this painful time.
    There are now more chains that bind her, she has been set free, she will be the sunshine on your faces each and every day. I think of you often Art!

  • Tom Underhill says:

    You were a good friend and the sweetest girl and a pretty damn good cheer-leader. Thanks for letting me catch a ride from you all those mornings our Sophomore year. Tell your Mom & Dad I say “hello”. Moon Shadow

  • Chris Seymour says:

    Wow. Such sad news. As some of the people said before me, Lori was one of the good ones. She was always a positive influence and the kids of Salem loved her.

  • Lori’s photo is exactly as I remember her – always smiling, ready and rearing to go with that outgoing positive personality and infectious smile 😊. So sad that she was gone from her loved ones too soon . Sending my ♥️ felt condolences to Art the kids and family members .
    Anita hartshorn

  • Tina Fincher says:

    Lori was such a special person. Her little twinkle in her eye was like a little inside joke on life. She enjoyed and loved those around her so much. She smiled big and complained little. I miss her so much and I only knew her for a few years. My heart goes out to Art and her family. I know she is watching out for you from heaven.

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