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Dorothy L. Lowrance

October 5, 1928 — April 26, 2024

Pleasant Hill, Missouri

Dorothy Louise Lowrance, 95, of Pleasant Hill, Missouri, was born October 5, 1928, in Los Angeles, California, the youngest of ten children to Antony and Alice (Coleman) Amedeo. She departed this life Friday, April 26, 2024, at her home surrounded with love and family.

Dorothy was a 1947 graduate of Inglewood High School in Los Angeles.  While in high school she was a member of the diving team and the Girls Athletic Association.  

At a young age and while living in California her mother surprised her with her very own horse, Diamond. While out riding one day, she met Wayne Lowrance. He knew immediately that she would one day become his wife and on October 4, 1947, they were united in marriage in San Diego. Just a few days later Wayne shipped out of San Diego aboard the U.S.S. Diachenko.  

Dorothy was a homemaker.   She did work for a short time in the Northrup Airplane factory in California, during the Korean war.

They attended the Four-Square church in California and then attended Open Range Fellowship in Lone Jack after moving to Pleasant Hill. Later she and her family worshipped from home.

Dorothy was preceded in death by her parents and nine siblings.

She is survived by her husband of 76 years, Wayne of Pleasant Hill; three children, Sandra (and Mark) Campbell of California, Ronald (and Deborah) Lowrance of Pleasant Hill, and Paul Lowrance of California; four grandchildren, Marcela (and Drew) Miller of California, Christopher (and fiancé Nora) Campbell of  California, Kyle (and Maren) Lowrance of Kansas, and Mackenzie (and Robby) Rennolet of Missouri; eight great grandchildren, Ryan, Rowan, Rhaeger, Evelyn, Samuel, Rexxar, Madison, and Lila; other relatives and friends.

Private graveside funeral services were held in the Pleasant Hill Cemetery.  Pastor Tony Nunn of the Open Range Fellowship in Lone Jack officiated.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at

Arrangements: Stanley-Edenburn Funeral Home, 203 N. Armstrong St., Pleasant Hill, Missouri 64080 (816) 540-5550

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