He was born on June 28, 1940 in Newark, Ohio, the son of the late Frank and Eva (Claggett) Kreager and was raised on a Century Farm in Newark. Lowell attended the Ohio State University, where he earned a Bachelors in Education and a Masters in Ag Economics. He taught high school vocational agriculture and was a FFA advisor in Ohio at Scio High School and later retiring from South Central High School in Greenwich.
Mr. Kreager had mentored several State Farmers in his programs and was very successful in FFA judging contests with his dairy and livestock cattle teams. In later years, he was employed by the Ohio Seed Improvement Association and by the Ohio Agriculture Statistics Service.
Lowell was a member of the Trinity Lutheran Church in Willard, Ohio. He was a current and longtime Firelands Electric Cooperative Board member, a member of the Huron County FARM Club, and was a former member of the Greenwich Grange.
He is survived by his three children, Janet (Bob) Kelley of Rock Hall, Maryland, Dean (Becky) Kreager of Newark, Ohio, and Ellen (Dan) Van Dussen of Boardman, Ohio; six grandchildren, Dara, Ben, Colton, Shyla, Aidan, and Maya; a sister, Iris Eppley of Zanesville; and numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives.
In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his wife, Beth M. (Oberhaus) Kreager on September 12, 2015.
Visitation will be held at the Secor Funeral Home in Willard, Ohio on Sunday, December 10, 2017 from 2:00 to 5:00 PM. Funeral services will be held on Monday, December 11, 2017 at 10:00 AM at the Trinity Lutheran Church in Willard with Pastor Janet Wittenmyer officiating. A graveside service will then be held on Monday at 3:00 PM at the Spring Grove Cemetery in Newark, Ohio.
Memorial contributions can be made to the Spring Grove Cemetery Association for future preservation. Online condolences can be made at www.secorfuneralhomes.com.