Lowell Albert Hansen was born August 26, 1929, in Lamberton Township, Redwood County, Minnesota to Andie and Lydia (Dallmann) Hansen. He was baptized and confirmed in the Lutheran faith. Lowell attended school in Wanda and Lamberton and graduated from Lamberton High School. Following graduation, he worked at various jobs and Swift and Co. in South St. Paul. Lowell was united in marriage to Helen Siegert at Glenwood City, Wisconsin. The couple farmed in the Lamberton and Revere area until purchasing the farm by Walnut Grove. Lowell served as clerk for North Hero Township, worked for ASCS, sold seed corn, and worked various other jobs. He always looked forward to helping with farm tillage after he retired. He was a member of Our Savior's Lutheran Church and enjoyed fishing, hunting, bowling, gardening, and playing cards. Lowell especially enjoyed spending time with his family.
Lowell Hansen died Monday, July 11, 2016, in Litchfield, MN at the age of 86 years.
He is survived by wife Helen of Lamberton; children- Lois (Steve) Ruder of Glencoe, Kenneth of Sioux Falls, SD, and Joel (Stephanie) of Little Falls; 7 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and sister Marge Kosel of the Twin Cities. He was preceded in death by his parents; brother Ray; sister Marilyn; and sister-in-law Ruth.
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