June 4, 1926 - Oct. 14, 2011
Essie Lee Loewen, 85, passed away Oct. 14, 2011, at her son's home. She was born June 4, 1926, in Harrison, Ark., where she grew up and attended high school and she attended the Adventist Academy in Keene, Texas. She graduated from Union College in Lincoln, Neb., and earned her
master's in education from Walla Walla University. Lee spent 40 years of her life teaching office administration and was chair of this department at Walla Walla University when she retired. She loved helping students and she loved her family. Lee was a member of the Seventh day Adventist Church in Harrison, Ark.
She is survived by her husband of 64 years, Mike (Maynard) Loewen; son, Greg; daughter-in-law, Suzi; grandchildren, Kris, Jennifer and Katherine. She was preceded in death by her parents, Brian and Denny
Davidson; and a sister, Alita Mae.
Funeral service will be 10 a.m., Monday, Oct. 17, 2011, at Heritage Chapel with interment to be held in Arkansas. Memorial contributions may be made to the Adventist Disaster Relief Association.