Lowell Homstad 79 of Lancaster, MN passed away on April 2 2014 at Kittson Memorial Healthcare Center in Hallock, MN.
Lowell was born February 1, 1935 to Conrad and Emma (Johnson) Homstad. Lowell was a graduate of Lancaster School. He married Shirley Cedergren on November 1 1953.
Lowell and his brother, Lawrence, owned and operated Homstad Brothers Garage (a business started by their father) in Lancaster for 23 years, from 1957 to 1980. He was a Rural Mail Carrier for 35 years, 21 years as a sub and 14 years as a regular carrier at Strathcona, MN and later at Lancaster, MN.
He was a member of the Sion Lutheran Church, the Lancaster Fire Department, Lions Club and Golf Club. He also served on the Lancaster School Board, Lancaster City Council and Sion Lutheran Church Board.
He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Shirley, Sons; Jeff (Sally) Homstad, Mesa, AZ, Brad(Cathy) Homstad, Lancaster, Daughters; Shelly (Dave) Johnson, Thief River Falls and Connie (Tim) Kuntz, Dayton, MN. His Grandchildren; Kevin (Tina), Scott (Bria) and Kaylee Homstad; Ross (Brooke), Brett (Nikki Carriere) and Chase Homstad; Alyson and Anthony Kuntz and Step Grandchildren Krissy and Travis Johnson; Great-Grand Children; Nathan Homstad and Trekker Homstad, Adriana and Kaden Johnson; In-laws; Elizabeth Homstad, Kenneth Krueger, Lowell (Alvina) Cedergren, Mikki (Bill) Beck, Curt (Connie) Cedergren. He is also survived by many Nieces and Nephews. He enjoyed spending time with family and friends who all had a special place in his heart.
Lowell is preceded in death by his parents, 5 Brothers (Kenneth, Russell, Arnold, Lawrence and Charles) and 1 Sister (Eleanor Abney) as well as many other family members and friends.
Funeral Services will be held on Monday, April 14th at 11:00 AM at Sion Lutheran Church in Lancaster, MN. Visitation will be on Sunday, April 13th from 6-8 PM with a Prayer Service at 7:00 at Austin Funeral Home in Hallock, MN.
In Lieu of flowers the family has requested memorials be made to Sion Lutheran Church, COLEG or the charity of your choice.