Obituary Record

William M. "Bill" Sr Lowther
Died on 6/26/2021

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William Lowther, Sr.

September 3, 1929 - June 26, 2021


William M. “Bill” Lowther, Sr., 91, of Fremont, NE passed away June 26, 2021, at the Journey Home in Lincoln, NE.

Bill was born September 3, 1929, in Modale, IA, to Ross and Dollie (Dicus) Lowther. He married Betty L. Setzer on January 25, 1951 in Fremont. After marriage Bill served proudly in the U.S. Army during the Korean War from 1951 until 1953. Bill and Betty resided in Fremont since 1954. He worked at OPPD for 32 years and Arlington Public Schools for 5 years before retiring in 1992. Betty preceded Bill in death on January 23, 2013.

Bill was active at the Eagles Club and camping club for many years. He communicated on the Ham radio since 1975. He enjoyed bowling and after retirement spending time at Hy-Vee socializing with his friends.

Bill is survived by his grandchildren, Billy (Michaela) Lowther of Elkhorn, NE, Ted (Kathleen) Lowther of Lincoln, and Brandy Bentley of Omaha; great grandchildren, Lauren and Lily Lowther, Paityn Gulbrandson of Elkhorn and Reagan and Willow Lowther of Lincoln.

Bill was preceded in death by wife, Betty; sons, William Lowther Jr., and Edwin Lowther; 6 brothers and 3 sisters.

The funeral will be 11:00 AM, Wednesday, July 7, 2021, at Moser Memorial Chapel in Fremont. Visitation will be from 5:00 PM until 7:00 PM, Tuesday,at Moser Memorial Chapel. Burial with military honors will be at Memorial Cemetery in Fremont.

Memorials may be directed to the family for a designation at a later date. Online condolences may be left at

~~~ Obituary courtesy of the Washington County Genealogical Society. Newspaper clippings on file in the Blair Public Library at Blair, Nebraska.~~~

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