Carl Edward Rasch Sr., age 87 of Lowell, passed away Sunday, October 19, 2014. He was preceded in death by his parents, Oscar & Agnes Rasch, brother-in-law Erwin Miller and those who left us too soon, his grandchildren James Rasch and Becky McDaniel. He is survived by his wife of 64 years, Julia; children Carl Jr. (Roxanne), Thomas, Kenneth (Sally), Marilynn McDaniel, Larry, Diane Rasch, Duane (Debbie), Janice Dollen and Ed (Judy); brothers Richard (Marilyn) and Jack Rasch; sisters Margaret Ann Miller and Jeanette (Jim) Wahlfield; 25 grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren and special friends Ray & Erma Armock. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Thursday 11:00 a.m. at St. Mary Catholic Church, 402 Amity St SE, Lowell. Interment St. Mary Miriam Cemetery. Visitation Wednesday 2-4:00 p.m. and 6-8:00 p.m. at Roth-Gerst Chapel, 305 N. Hudson, Lowell, MI 49331. Rosary 6:00 p.m. at the Chapel. Memorial contributions may be made to Lowell Senior Neighbors, 314 S Hudson St., Lowell, MI 49331 or the family would appreciate Mass Cards.