Lowell married Karolyn Kay Masterson in August 1962 in Inwood, Iowa. They had four children together. Two sons and two daughters. He always adored his wife and children. Lowell was the best vendor, husband, father, great-grandfather, teacher, friend, craftsman, fisherman, hunter, outdoorsman, Norwegian, optimist, conservative, red-blooded patriot, American man who never raised a family. wonderful here in Spokane, WA. Without exception.
Lowell enjoyed many hobbies and activities during his life. Very early on he enjoyed archery, photography, sculpture, woodworking, rc planes and gliders, scouting with his boys and gardening. But the most important was fishing and fly-tying, archery, camping, and traveling with his wife, family and friends. Lowell was involved in the Inland Empire Fly Fishing Club. Lowell enjoyed making vacation dinners and summer barbecues for his family. He will be remembered by his family and friends as a loving and caring man, a great father, a good friend, a mentor, a peer, a guide and a role model as well. that of a beautiful example of a beautiful life well lived. Lowell liked the people he surrounded himself with. Many who knew him will tell you that they were honored to have known him.
Lowell is survived by his wife of 59 beautiful years, Karolyn K Tveit. He is also survived by his four children; his sons Timothy C (Julie) and Thomas C (Tera) and his daughters Jennifer A Tveit and Jane E VanTassel (Aric). Lowell is survived by five grandsons and two granddaughters. They are Theresa N Tveit (Johnny O’Sullivan), Travis M Tveit (Mykell Ulibarri), Tyler C Tveit; Christopher T Tveit, Adam L Tveit (Shyanne Parker); Matthew C VanTassel and Elizabeth A VanTassel. Lowell is also survived by three great-grandsons. They are Declan J O’Sullivan and Flynn C O’Sullivan; and Elias M Tveit. He is predeceased by his father William R Tveit and his mother Rella R Tveit. Lowell did not have any siblings.
The funeral service is scheduled for Tuesday, November 9, 2021 at 2:00 p.m., Thornhill Valley Chapel, 1400 S Pines Rd Spokane Valley, WA. A reception to follow. All are welcome to attend and celebrate Lowell’s life. The family has requested that all contributions and donations made in his memory be directed to the Plymouth Congregational Church, located at 1502 W 8th Ave Spokane, WA 99204.
The family would like to thank everyone who helped Lowell have four great bonus years, as he called them. Whether you are a doctor, a friend or a member of your family; everyone who has helped enrich these last four years of his life is greatly appreciated. We thank you!
Professional services provided by Thornhill Valley Chapel, 1400 S Pines Rd Spokane Valley, WA
Published by Spokesman-Review from November 7 to December 6, 2021.