Lowell grew up in Lansing, MI. He graduated from Holt High School in 1951. After high school he graduated from Michigan State University. He worked for Holt High School as a Physics teacher, retiring after 35 years with the district.
Lowell married Margo (Smith) in 1954 in Lansing, MI. They were happily married for 59 years. He enjoyed being outside, with fishing being one of his greatest passions.
Lowell is survived by his spouse, Margo of Mason, MI; his sons, Mark (Nancy) and Matt (Deb) and daughter, Julie (Pat) of Michigan; his grandchildren, Erin (Chris) Plunkett, Paul Rudd, Natasha (Brandon) Kearney, Lucas Rudd and Josh Rudd; and his great-grandchildren, Hannah, Ella, and Sophia Plunkett.
A memorial service will be held at the Estes-Leadley Holt/Delhi Chapel, 2121 N. Cedar St., Holt, MI 48842 at 10:00 a.m., Monday, December 2, 2013. The family will be greeting friends and relatives one hour prior to the service. Burial will follow at North Cemetery. Memorial donations can be made to McLaren Hospice, 2316 South Cedar St., Suite 600, Lansing, MI 48910.