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Lowell Strombeck, of Mora, passed away on Tuesday, October 15, 2019 at Walker Methodist Levande in Cambridge.  He was 86 years old.

FUNERAL SERVICE will be held at 2:00 pm on Saturday, October 19, 2019 at the Immanuel Lutheran Church in Brunswick.

VISITATION will be held 1 1/2 hours prior to the service at the church, beginning at 12:30 pm.

INTERMENT will be in the Immanuel Lutheran Cemetery in Brunswick.

Lowell Leonard Strombeck, of Mora, Minnesota, passed away on Tuesday, October 15, 2019 at Walker Methodist Levande in Cambridge. He was 86 years old.

Lowell was born to parents Emil and Ann (Irene) Strombeck on June 5, 1933 in St. Paul, MN. During his childhood he lived in Minneapolis, Estes Brook, and then Mora where he resided near the family farm for the rest of his life. He enjoyed living on the farm in Mora and spent many hours driving and working the fields on either a team of horses or a tractor.

In 1953, at the age of 19, Lowell was drafted into the Korean War where he served for two years. Upon his discharge he returned to Mora where he met, fell in love with, and married Elaine Carlson. They were married for 32 years, from 1958 until Elaine’s death in 1991. During this time, Lowell worked at a variety of companies in the Mora area until he accepted a job at Onan in Fridley, MN as a sheet metal specialist; he worked there for 24 years until retiring in 1996. Lowell married Margaret (Bankers) Hedstrom in 1995; they were married for 24 years until her death in April of 2019.

Lowell’s greatest passion in life was being a farmer; he always had plans to retire ‘next year’. He loved to drive and maintain his many tractors and array of farm equipment. Lowell was also dedicated to improving his land which took the form of contouring his fields for optimal production, ‘landscaping’ his property with ponds and a bridge, and planting hundreds of trees.

He is survived by his children, Karla Strombeck, Karen (Dennis) Freed, Kathy Eymann, Keith (Kelly) Strombeck; step-children, Kale (Diane) Hedstrom, Tara Rushing, Neff (Geneva) Hedstrom, Hoyle (Rickey) Walls; 11 grandchildren, 8 step-grandchildren, 4 great grandchildren, 8 step great-grandchildren; sister Pepper Walker; brother Delano (LuAnn) Strombeck; many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

6 thoughts on “LOWELL L. STROMBECK”

  1. Lowell was a very great man and an amazing stepdad. He was the love of my moms life. He will be missed dearly and loved by so many.
    We love you and we will miss you so much. RIP Lowell.
    Keith, Karla, Kathy and Karen I am so sorry for your loss it is so hard to lose a loved one.
    You all are in my thoughts and prayers.


  2. The Stanton family send their sincere condolences for your loss. Lowell was a kind loving man. He will be missed by many. I’m sure he is rejoicing In heaven with those who went before him. May he Rest In Peace.

    John Stanton and family
    Shirley Stanton Stredwick and family
    Susan Stanton Clift and family.

  3. Safe passage. Mr. Strombeck. Although I never had the honor of meeting you, I recognized your strength and passion for life via your daughter; Kathy. May each of your children and others find comfort in knowing you are now without pain and watching over them with joy!

  4. Pepper and Delano and family,
    My sincere sympathy to you all. I hadn’t seen or talked to Lowell for many years, but had occasion to visit with him at a funeral in Ogilvie a while ago, we had a good visit, he was a very nice man.
    Kay (Hancock) Pierson

  5. kieth,Karla,Kathy,and Karen, we send our deepest sympathy to you. Lowell was a wonderful neighbor , kind and generous person. Always ready to give a helping hand. Enjoyed going over to visit with him. He will be missed greatly.
    Sincerely, Gary,Carol, and Ben Olson

  6. Our deepest condolences go out to all the families…We had the great pleasure of having Lowell and Marge as our neighbors and friends. A person couldn’t ask for better neighbors or friends. They both always had a smile for everyone. We enjoyed the stories and wisdom that Lowell shared..He will be greatly missed by all…Rest in peace our friend..till we meet again…

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