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Lowell Lerud

Oct. 4, 1938-March 14, 2011

Lowell E. Lerud, 72, of Perham, died Monday, March 14, 2011 in Fergus Falls.

Funeral services will be at 3 p.m. Saturday, March 19 in the David-Donehower Funeral Home, Detroit Lakes, with Reverend Paul Larson officiating. Interment will be in Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Twin Valley.

Friends may call 1 hour prior to the service at the funeral home on Saturday.

Lowell Elwood Lerud was born to Albert and Anna (Meyer) Lerud on October 4, 1938 in Ada, Minn. He was one of God's special children and was disabled his entire life.

During his life, he lived in Faribault, Brainerd, Fergus Falls and Perham, all in Minnesota. He loved listening to music.

Lowell is survived by two brothers, David and his wife Betty of Detroit Lakes and Douglas and his wife Marilyn of Mankato, Minn.

Preceding him in death were his parents; a sister, JoAnne Lerud; and two brothers, Vernon and Willis.

The David-Donehower Funeral Home is serving the family. Memories may be shared online at