Lowell Fauber

Lowell Wayne Fauber, 91, of Metamora, IL passed away on Saturday, November 2, 2019 at Snyder Village in Metamora.  He was born on May 15, 1928 to Orville and Anna (Vaubel) Fauber in Spring Bay, IL.  He married Frieda E. Aupperle on January 6, 1952 at Trinity Lutheran Church in Peoria. 

Surviving are his wife, Frieda; children, Norman (Sharon) Fauber of East Peoria, Jean (Stan) Ogden of Dunlap, and Joyce (Kenneth) Poignant of Lacon; nine grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; one sister, Hazel Dyar of Metamora; and one brother, Raymond (Eleanor) Fauber of Bartonville.  He was preceded in death by his parents, two sisters, five brothers and one great-granddaughter.

Lowell, along with his wife Frieda, owned and operated Fauber’s Produce in East Peoria, specializing in growing Heart-o-Gold melons.  Lowell loved farming the land on the family-owned centennial farm, and especially enjoyed using his hoe to work the ground in the produce fields.  Lowell and Frieda worked together and enjoyed the many loyal customers they encountered over the years.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, November 9, 2019 at Mason Funeral Home Metamora Chapel with Pastor Mark Nelson officiating.  Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service on Saturday at the funeral home.  Graveside burial will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday in the Lutheran Cemetery in Peoria.  In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to Concordia Lutheran School, 2000 West Glen Avenue, Peoria, IL 61614.  Online condolences can be made at www.masonfuneralhomes.com.