May 22, 1941 ~ June 14, 2010
Lowell G. Gilbraith, 69, West Fargo passed away Monday, June 14 in his home under the care of Hospice of the Red River Valley.
Lowell was born May 22, 1941 to Gordon and June (Eldred) Gilbraith in Minot, ND. Lowell graduated from Fargo Central high school in 1959 before pursuing a teaching degree at NDSU. Lowell married Joyce (Larson) Gilbraith in First Lutheran Church, Fargo in 1960.
Lowell worked at EPCO during college where he made .90 cents/hour before moving to Cass Clay Creamery on a pay raise to $2.00/hr.
Lowell started working for Janesville Auto Transport in 1969. He worked there for 30 years before retiring in 1999. Lowell then moved back to Fargo with Joyce upon retirement.
Lowell raised racing pigeons, loved car racing, hunting, fishing and restoring old cars (especially his 1958 Chevy Impala.)
He is survived by his wife Joyce, West Fargo ND, children; Peggy Gilbraith, Battle Mountain NV, Andrea Sandoval, West Fargo ND, seven grandchildren; Jordan Newgard, Battle Mountain NV, Andrew Newgard, Altoona PA, McKenzie Newgard, Mohall ND, Sam Sandoval, JJ Sandoval, Stone Sandoval, Janey Sandoval, all of West Fargo ND, brother, Warren (Sharon) Gilbraith, Tucson AZ, Dale (Kristy) Gilbraith, Fargo ND, sister, Debbie (Tom) Bolton, AZ, and many nieces, nephews and cousins.
He was preceded in death by his parents, son Jimmy Gilbraith, and daughter, Laurie Newgard.