Lowell Plock

Lowell B. Plock, born in Chicago on November 9, 1923, died December 31, 2014 in Columbus, OH. Greatly missed by his children Susan, Steve and Gerry; his daughter-in-law Kathleen, son-in-law Joe and many friends, including Joe Van, Bob Gray, and families of Irene Carey, Susan Fritz and extended family in Carroll County and his “adopted” family of Susan, Randy, Debbie and Susie Hodson and neighbors at The Forum. Raised during the Depression, during WWII Lowell served in the Air Apaches 345th Bombardment Group as a 2nd Lt. . As a navigator on B-25 Mitchell’s in the Pacific theater, he flew 26 combat missions, survived a typhoon, malaria and a crash landing in the Philippines. Upon returning to the States, Lowell read an article about the promising field of oil and uranium, entered college and graduated Indiana Univ. Subsequently, he enjoyed a 30- year career as a Petroleum Geologist at Gulf Oil, being assigned from the Florida Keys to Wyoming and parts in between. Lowell & Marie created a loving and supportive home that enabled their children to aspire and to reach even further around “limitless corners with their limitless views.” Lowell and Marie raised Susan Travers, a neuroscientist at Ohio State Univ., Steve an engineer in the electronics industry, and Gerry, a management consultant. He was a devoted & patient Cubs fan. Proceeded in death by his loving wife Marie of 59 years, his parents, Walter and Olive Plock. Interment at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery at 12:30pm Saturday January 3, 201