Lowell H. Romann, Annandale

Lowell H. Romann, age 85, of Annandale, died Monday, July 1, 2013, at his home surrounded by family. Visitation will begin at 11 a.m. with funeral services at noon on Friday, July 5, at the Annandale Evangelical Free Church, with Rev. Dennis Johnson officiating. Burial will follow at Pleasant View Cemetery, Annandale. Lowell Herbert Romann was born July 30, 1927, to Herbert and Martha (Schmidt) Romann in Perham. He served his country in the U.S. Army during World War II from 1945-1947. On March 7, 1953, in Iowa, he was united in marriage to Geraldine Schwartz. Lowell worked at H.A. Gas Spring Company in Minneapolis for 27 years. In 1977, Lowell and Gerry moved to Maple Lake, where they continued a commercial cleaning business and hobby farm. They moved to Annandale in 1987, where Lowell enjoyed helping his son, Russ, with his lawn service. Lowell liked to hunt, fish, and spend time with his large family. Lowell is survived by his wife of 60 years, Gerry, of Annandale; children, Tyrone (Shirley) Cory, of San Jose, Calif., Gardel Cory, of San Jose, Calif., Lauretta (Richard) Hefley, of Merritt Island, Fla., Robert Romann, of Prior Lake, Nancy Romann (fiancé, Scott Seemann), of Crystal, Christine (Daniel) Fouquette, of Maple Lake, Russell Romann, Gail Klinkner (Kevin Robasse) and Teri (Ronald) Berry, all of Annandale; 19 grandchildren and 23 great-grandchildren. His sister, LaVern Dale, preceded him in death. Pallbearers will be Brandon and Blake Romann, Paul and Brian Fouquette, Justin Pallies, Michael Berry, Eric Hefley and Bobby Klinkner. The arrangements are entrusted to Dingmann Funeral Care Burial & Cremation Services of Annandale. Obituary and Guestbook are available online at www.dingmannfuneral.com