Loren Lothspeich

loren lothspeich
Loren Lothspeich, 61, Fargo, ND formerly of Dickinson, ND died Sunday, April 19, 2015 in his home surrounded by his family and under the care of Hospice of the Red River Valley. Loren Michael “Spike” Lothspeich was born December 15, 1953 in Langdon, ND. He was the son of Harold and Rosemary (Hamann) Lothspeich. The family moved to Belfield, ND in 1962. Loren grew up there graduating from Belfield High School in 1972. He attended NDSCS in Wahpeton, ND graduating in 1973 with a HVAC degree. He moved to Dickinson where he worked for Erv’s Plumbing and Tony’s Plumbing. He moved to Fargo in 1986 and worked for Manning Mechanical from 1986-2008. He then joined Peterson Mechanical in 2008 as an estimator and was employed there until March 2015. Loren’s hobbies included gardening, hunting, fishing, playing cards, and watching the old western TV episodes. He is survived by his daughter, Amanda (Jon) French of Great Bend, KS, a grandson, Lane French; his mother Rosemary Lothspeich (Fargo), two brothers, Joseph, Fargo and Roger, Miles City, MT; three sisters, Candice (Larry) Dietz (Fargo), Patricia (Keith) Kilber (Fargo), and Marlene (Rocky) Ridl, West Fargo. He also has several nieces, nephews, and cousins. Loren was preceded in death by his father, Harold Lothspeich. There will be a visitation Wednesday April 22, 2015 at the Boulger Funeral Home from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. Funeral Mass will be held at 10:00 a.m. Thursday April 23, 2015 at Holy Cross Catholic Church, West Fargo, ND. Final resting place Riverside Mausoleum, Fargo, ND.  

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  1. Thanks for being best man at our wedding . And God Father to our daughter Lori ! … Rest in peace Spike .. And a friend for years ! Lots of memories !

  2. Len Lindbo , I am an old friend of Loren’s, my heart feels very sad, he will be missed. My deepest condolences to the entire Lothspeich family. Sincerely Len Lindbo Dickinson, NO. Dak.

  3. Rosemary,
    Saddened by the death of your son, Loren. If I am correct, I knew your family years ago at Nativity. My thoughts and prayers are with you.
    Dana Pitsenbarger Leopold

  4. Amanda is my niece and we so wish she and all of us could have gotten to know him a long time ago. I’m so sorry for your loss and sending prayers.

  5. My condolences to all of the Lothspeich family over the loss of Loren. My thoughts and prayers are with you at this most difficult time. May God Bless

  6. I was saddened to hear of Loren’s passing. I met him when he was working at Peterson Mechanical and found him to be very pleasant to work with and in good spirits until the very end. My sincere condolences to the family.

    Mike Sachi
    Mulcahy Company

  7. I’m so sorry for your loss. May God hold you in the palm of his hand during this difficult time.

  8. Rosemary, Joe, Pat, Keith and extended families. My deepest sympathy for your loss. Sending prayers that God would comfort, as your hearts cry. We may not always understand Gods ways, yet we know He’s in control. Our hope and trust are in Him alone. In times like these, let us sing ” I will cling to the Old Rugged Cross”…

  9. dear loren,

    this world is an empty place withour you.
    it’s been a gift having known you.
    love, bärbel
    Frankfurt, Germany

  10. Rosemary and Family, Our thoughts and prayers on your loss of Loren. May our Father comfort you during this difficult time.

  11. Loren I said many prayers for you the last few months. I never had the chance to meet you but heard much about you and your accomplishments from your sister Pat. If you are anything like her~I’ll meet you in heaven. Please help your family find peace with your passing. Prayers for a blessed after life in heaven. Taryn Erickson

  12. I worked with Loren at Peterson Mechanical and I really enjoyed his enthusiasm and humor. We had a great working relationship and a lot of things in common. I was very sorry to hear about his demise and send my deepest sympathy to all of his family. I know he will be missed.

  13. Rosemary and family, I am so deeply sorry for all the pain and sorrow you are feeling in the loss of Loran.
    Please accept my deepest sympathy..
    You are all in my prayers.
    I miss seeing you Rosemary.
    Vicki Schneider

  14. Rosemary, Roger, Joe, Patti, Candice, Marlene: We are so sorry to hear of Loren’s passing. May your good memories help you through this time of sorrow and may you find peace and joy in knowing that you had the gift of his life for the time you did. God bless you and your family. We miss you Rosemary. I see that you are close to the rest of your family in Fargo.

  15. Dear Rosemary & Family: Frank & I were saddened to hear of Loren’s passing not only was he a classmate of mine he was a true friend to both of us. Loren always had a sense of humor which he shared with many of his friends, we will always remember him for his laugh & the way his eyes sparkled when he smiled. The world lost a special man, but now he’s sharing his smile & laughs with everyone in heaven. You & your family are in our thoughts & prayers during this difficult time. Sincerely, Frank & Paulette Schaff

  16. My deepest condolences to the Lothspeich Family. May the God of all comfort, the Father of tender mercies, who comforts us in all our trials( 2 Cor. 1:3-7) and his future blessings(Rev. 21:3,4) help you during this difficult time. You are in our thoughts and prayers.

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