Robert Frederick Lowe, age 86 of Layton, Utah was born July 22, 1933 to the late Frederick Roose and Helen Marie (née Gdovin) Lowe in Springfield, Massachusetts and returned to his Heavenly Father December 18, 2019. He joins his beloved wife and eternal companion Svea E. Lowe (née Pearson) who passed away on November 16, 2008. \n\nBob was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. He served faithfully in many leadership positions including Temple President, Patriarch, Stake Presidency counselor, and Bishop. He is best remembered for the time he and Svea served as President and Matron of the Louisville Kentucky Temple. Another highlight of his decades of church service was the full-time mission he served with Svea in the California San Bernardino Mission. He is fondly remembered by his sons for his tenure as their Scoutmaster in Oakland, California.\n\nHe was a 1951 graduate of Jordan High School in Sandy, Utah. He served in the US Army and was stationed in Germany until he was honorably discharged in 1955. He attended the University of California - Berkeley and received a degree in statistics.\n\nBob was a respected member of the business community. He was a Fellow in the Casualty Actuarial Society and Member, American Academy of Actuaries, where he served on a number of national committees and boards. He began his actuarial career with Fireman’s Fund in San Francisco, California. He subsequently joined the actuarial consulting firm of Nelson & Warren in St. Louis, Missouri. In 1983 he formed his own actuarial consulting practice, Casualty Actuaries, Inc. in St. Louis.\n\nBob’s children fondly remember the many camping adventures they took together. He was also a sweet and loving grandfather who was always in the background with a giant video camera, documenting their antics.\n\nBob will be interred alongside Svea in the Floydsburg Cemetery in Crestwood, Kentucky on January 4, 2020. Graveside services will commence at 11:00 am.\n\nBob is survived by his children: Joanne Rene Lowe, John Robert Lowe (Petra), Thomas Richard Lowe (Linda), Michael Frederick Lowe (Kathleen), twelve grandchildren, nine great grandchildren, and a host of nieces, nephews and friends.\n\nHe is preceded in death by his sisters, Dorothy Wentworth and Margaret Hopkins.