Mrs. Julie Ann Low

  • Born: September 12, 1949
  • Died: February 28, 2015
  • Location: Springfield, Illinois

Lincoln Land Cremation Society

917 S. 7th Street
Springfield, IL 62703
Tel. (217) 523-4646

Tribute & Message From The Family

Julie Ann Low, 65, of Springfield, passed away at 12:32 a.m. on Saturday, February 28, 2015 at Memorial Medical Center.

Julie was born September 12, 1949 in Newport News, VA, the daughter of Ralph and Mildred (Largent) Schwab. She married Thomas W. Low on September 30, 1978 in Champaign-Urbana.

Julie was a graduate of Stephen Decatur High School. She earned a bachelor's degree from the U of I in French and a master's degree from UIS in English. She was employed at UIS for 10 years as a Technical Writer and taught English online. She was previously employed with Horace Mann. Julie enjoyed writing, interior design, decorating, and traveling with her husband, especially to Sedona, AZ, California and Europe. Julie traveled and lived for a time in Iran and Saudi Arabia. She was a member of a local writers group in Springfield and was given creative writing awards from the Writer's Association of Springfield. Julie was known for being a wonderful and generous person.

She was preceded in death by her parents and one brother, Ralph Schwab.

She is survived by her husband, Thomas W. Low of Springfield; two daughters, Kathy (husband, John) Deters of Easton, IL and Brittany Low of Sahaurita, AZ; four grandchildren, Taylor Bodine, Jauni and Tegan Deters, and Melody Niblett; two siblings, Dana Emert of San Diego, CA and Arlene (husband, Joseph) Tokarz of Los Angeles, CA; and several nieces and nephews.

Cremation was accorded by Lincoln Land Cremation Society.

Celebration of Life: The family will host a Celebration of Life on Saturday, March 14, 2015 from 1:00 until 3:00 p.m. at Country Place Club House, 230 Country Place, Springfield.