Frank (Dutch) Loew, 87 born in Philadelphia moved to Little California at two and one half years of age, died on October 13, 2016. Together with his parents, his wife and family he owned and operated the largest commercial egg production farm east of the Mississippi River in the 1950's. After graduation from high school in 1946 Frank joined the U.S. Naval Reserves where he served for six years. After high school he became an apprentice at the Budd Manufacturing Co. in Philadelphia and was rated as a tool and die maker after 4 years. He then returned to the farm full time with his parents and wife. He accepted a part time commission job in sales for a national poultry breeding organization and rose through the ranks to become Vice President of sales and a member of the board of directors. In 1980 he left the company to form his own company for the purpose of producing a higher quality laying hens. This business gradually evolved into producing fertile eggs which were used to produce Influenza vaccine for humans. He retired at the age of 70. He was a member of St. Isidore's Catholic Church in Quakertown. Having five sons he was extensively interested in sports, serving the little league as umpire and coach. for many years. He was also active with the Connie Mack and Legion baseball teams as well. Survivors: his wife Ida Mae and their five sons Frank wife Teresa, Michael wife Deborah, James wife Lori, Joseph wife Therese and David wife Joanne. He is also survived by 12 grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren. Services: A Mass will be held on Tuesday, October 18, 2016 at 11:00 A.M. at St. Isidore's Catholic Church 2545 W. Pumping Station Rd. Quakertown, PA 18951. Call 9:00-11:00 A.M. in the church. Arrangements are in the care of the C. R. Strunk Funeral Home, Inc. ( www.crstrunk.com ) Quakertown. Contributions: In lieu of flowers memorial contributions can be made to St. Isidore's Catholic Church 603 W. Broad St. Quakertown, PA 18951.
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