Lowell T. Chastine, Jr., age 65, of Kalamazoo, MI passed away unexpectedly on Friday, November 18, 2016 at his home. He was born on May 6, 1951, in Connersville, IN, the son of Lowell Sr and Sarah (Harvey) Chastine. Lowell was employed by The Upjohn Co for many years. In 2003, he began working for Stryker Corp., where he was still employed. Lowell enjoyed golfing, flying planes and spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren. Surviving are his fiance: Greta McKinney of Ft. Wayne, IN; four children: MSgt. Lowell III (Erica) Chastine of Shreveport, LA, Allen (Julia) Chastine of Kalamazoo, Erin (Nicholas) Condit of Kalamazoo and Demonte Shavers of Georgia; six grandchildren: Lucas, Grant, Jordan, Dante, Alyia and Kenyon; two sisters: Terrie Scott of Charlotte, SC and Wenonah Anderson of Detroit; brother, Rodney (Jan Gleason) Chastine of Kalamazoo; and a host of nieces, nephews, and cousins. Preceding him in death were his parents and infant brother, Lewis Chastine. Visitation will be from 5-8 PM on Tuesday, Nov. 22, at Langeland Family Funeral Homes, Memorial Chapel, 622 S. Burdick Street. A service to celebrate Lowell's life will be held at 11:00 AM on Wednesday, Nov. 23, at the funeral home. Interment will follow in Mt. Olivet Cemetery.