Dolores V. “Paddo” Lowell, 88, of St. Joseph, died Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2018 at the Good Shepherd Nursing Home in Sauk Rapids. Her funeral will be held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 6 at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, 12 W. Minnesota St., St. Joseph. The Rev. Jerome Tupa, OSB, will officiate. Entombment will take place in the Parish Cemetery Mausoleum.
Family and friends may call from 4-8 p.m. Monday and after 9:30 a.m. Tuesday both at Heritage Hall at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in St. Joseph. Parish prayers will be held at 4 p.m. Monday at Heritage Hall.
Lowell was born Nov. 26, 1929 in St. Joseph to Fred and Helen (Worms) Nathan. She married William “Bill” Lowell in St. Joseph’s Catholic Church on June 10, 1952 in St. Joseph. She worked several jobs before retiring from the St. Cloud V.A. Hospital. She also raised her family at home during this time. She was a member of St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, the Senior Citizens, the St. Joseph American Legion Post 328 Auxiliary and the St. Cloud V.F.W. Post 428 Auxiliary.
She enjoyed quilting, sewing, bowling, camping, and fishing. Dolores especially loved all the time spent with her family.
Survivors include her children, Mary (Ralph) Schroden, Tom (Jane), Bill Jr. (Amy) all of St. Joseph; grandchildren, Pete (Jen) Schroden, Bob (Leota Bemis) Schroden, Shelly (Mike) Roettger, Barb (Kameron) Peck, Erika and Mitchell Lowell; great-grandchildren, Bob Jr., Reece and Ivan; and many nieces, nephews and extended family.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Bill in 2009; great-grandbabies; and brothers, Jerome and LeRoy.
She will be forever loved and remembered by her family.
A special thank you to the staff of Good Shepherd Nursing Home and the St. Cloud CentraCare Heart & Vascular Center Physicians for all the care given to Dolores.