Houston, Texas — Funeral services for Lowell Martin Lienemann, 65, Houston, Texas, formerly of Randolph, were June 23 at the Stonacek Funeral Chapel, Norfolk, with Rev. Neil Gately officiating. The funeral service was also live-streamed and recorded onto the Stonacek Funeral Chapel Facebook page.
Visitation was Monday at the Stonacek Funeral Chapel, Norfolk.
Interment was at the Randolph City Cemetery.
Casket bearers will be Hoss Hammond, Houston Hammond, Walt Hammond, Rick Olberding, Jacob Haahr and Kyle Dobias.
Stonacek Funeral Chapel, Norfolk, was in charge of the arrangements.
Lowell was born March 15, 1955, in Norfolk. He died June 12, 2020, in Albany, N.Y.
The son of Ronald Henry Lienemann and Helen June Coulter (Lienemann). He lived in Sydney for a short time and then moved to Randolph, where he graduated from Randolph High School as salutatorian in the class of 1973.
Lowell married Lori Nelson Lienemann Aug. 16, 1986, in Houston, Texas, and remained there, providing for and raising his family. He never forgot his friends from the past and those around him. His greatest joy was watching his children grow.
Lowell was well known and respected for his interests, commitment and honorable way of doing every day.
Lowell earned an associate’s degree in Applied Science in computer science technology/programming specialization from Houston Community College which he attained while being a father with two busy children and long-time employment with Hewlett Packard. Lowell had many specializations, Boy Scout Leader for Troop 1102 for many years, he sat on the vestry at St. Cuthbert’s Episcopal Church in Houston, and he was a strong participant in the Men’s group bible study. Lowell, being a hard worker, was well respected for his long-time employment with Compaq computers which was later bought out by Hewlett Packard managing procurement, contracts and the logistics for the company. Lowell worked as a Hazmat driver for the Heniff trucking industry most recently. Lowell was well versed on many subjects due to his love of books.
Lowell best loved his wife, children, grandchildren, family and friends. He was active in his children’s activities especially swimming and soccer. Lowell was passionate about his grandchildren, history and world affairs, feeding the homeless, weather, birds and keeping his grass green. He liked being a volunteer and a helper to others.
Survivors include, Lori, his wife of 34 years, Houston, Texas; his children, Nathanial Shane Lienemann, Dodge; Berend Nelson Lienemann, Katy, Texas; Rachel Nicole (Lienemann) Lujan and her husband, Valentin, Austin, Texas; four grandchildren, Anya, Chase, Emily and Dillion, Dodge; and two grandchildren, Colton and Taryn, Katy, Texas; his mother, Helen Goedeken, Columbus; sister, Bonnie, and Joe Hughes, Las Vegas, Nev.; sister, Elizabeth Eden, Knoxville, Tenn.; brother, Cole Hammond, Auburn, Calif.; brother, Hoss, and Jennifer Hammond, Randolph; sisters, Debbie and Dave Hixon, Sidney; Marcy Waldher, Holdredge; and Robin and Tim Swearingen, Columbus; step mother, Mary Lou Lienemann, Holdrege; and uncle, Gene and Margaret Lienemann, Alliance; and numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his father, Ronald Henry Lienemann ,and step father, Walter Hammond.
In lieu of plants and flowers, which Lowell truly loved, Lowell would have liked that a donation be made to his daughter’s 501c3 nonprofit organization, Fuzzy Texan Animal Rescue. Rachel Lujan (Lienemann) is the founder, and she and her team handle special needs cases and critical medical cases such as cleft palate puppies located at Fuzzy Texan Animal Rescue, 4568 Dacy Lane Bldg 2, Buda, Texas, 78610.