JANESVILLE--- Lowell R. Yttri, age 83, of Janesville, passed away on Saturday, April 12, 2014, at Agrace HospiceCare in Fitchburg.
He was born on November 17, 1930, in Vernon County and was the son of Sam and Clara (Arneson) Yttri. Lowell married Joyce Fox on October 26, 1957. He was best known for his mechanical work and love of helping people. Lowell worked at General Motors for 20 years and served 2 years in the Army.
Lowell is survived by his wife of 56 years, Joyce; 3 children: Vicki (Jim) Dembowiak of Milwaukee, Denise (Tim) Moran of Boscobel, and Andy (Lori) Yttri of Edgerton; 6 grandchildren: Dr. Kyle Dembowiak, Chelsea (Ryan) Beinborn, Colin Dembowiak, Amanda (Gunner) Lee, Nathan Yttri, and Garrett Yttri; his great-grandson, Blane Beinborn; sister, Cleone Ames of Janesville; brother, Ronald Yttri of Janesville; and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; son, Mitchell; and 3 brothers and 2 sisters.
Following Lowell's wishes, a private family service will be held.
Memorials may be made to Agrace HospiceCare. SCHNEIDER APFEL SCHNEIDER & SCHNEIDER FUNERAL HOME & CREMATORY is assisting the family.