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Lowell Howard Moomau
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Birth: Nov. 22, 1908
Urbana
Champaign County
Illinois, USA
Death: Jun. 28, 1949
Rockville
Parke County
Indiana, USA

NORTH COUNTY MAN KILLED
PORTER TRUCKER IS PINNED IN WRECKAGE IN ROCKVILLE AREA


Lowell H. Moomau, 40, of Porter, was killed Tuesday when a tractor-trailer loaded with steel which he was operating was wrecked on U.S. 41, five and one-half miles south of Rockville, Ind.

State police said Moomau's truck plunged from the highway and rolled over several times. He was dead when removed from the wreckage.

Moomau lived in Porter at 215 Beam Street for the last three years, and prior to that at Shadyside on U.S. 20 for nine years. For several years up until about a year ago he operated the Inter-City cab company in Chesterton and Porter.

The decedent was born at Urbana, Champaign County, Ill, Nov 22, 1908. He served in the U.S. Army in the recent World War, and was a member of the American Legion.

Widow Survives

Surviving are the widow, Lillie; one sister, Mrs. Eunice Challoner, of Hammond, and two brothers, Benedict Moomau of Lincoln, Neb., and Chester Moomau, of Hammond.

Memorial Services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday at the Edmonds Brother's funeral home in Chesterton, with the Rev. Elmer Young, of the Shadyside Gospel Mission officiating. Burial will be in Chesterton cemetery with the Chesterton American Legion post in charge of committal services at the grave.

Friends may call at the Edmonds funeral home this evening and up until time of the services Thursday.

The Vidette Messenger - Valparaiso, Porter County, Indiana - June 29, 1949 - Wednesday.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Walter Lowell Moomau (1875 - 1943)
  Mary Leona Howard Moomau (1887 - 1921)
 
 Spouse:
  Lillie Beatrice Lamphier Moomau Bennett (1916 - 1998)*
 
 Children:
  Lowell Howard Bennett (1950 - 2013)*
 
 Siblings:
  Eunice Lannance Moomau Challoner (1906 - 1969)*
  Lowell Howard Moomau (1908 - 1949)
  Chester Glen Moomau (1910 - 1956)*
  Benedict C. Moomau (1912 - 1994)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Chesterton Cemetery
Chesterton
Porter County
Indiana, USA
 
Created by: JB Moomau
Record added: Oct 12, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 78302368
Lowell Howard Moomau
Added by: Eva Hopkins
 
Lowell Howard Moomau
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Lowell Howard Moomau
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Lowell Moomau had a taxicab service in 1947 at 215 Beam Street, Porter, Indiana.
- Eva Hopkins
 Added: Oct. 9, 2014

- J Spencer
 Added: Jan. 27, 2014

- Sgt Daxter
 Added: Jul. 31, 2013
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