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Lowell Anderson, 64, of Galt, died on Saturday morning, September 30, 2017 at his residence.

He was born on November 15, 1953 in Sterling to Ernest Leroy and Lois Marie (Lauff) Anderson. He married Linda Weigle on November 27, 1976 in Sterling.

Lowell was a truck driver with Hopkins Township for 10 years, previously working for TMC for 9 years.

He enjoyed farming, being outdoors, milking cows, working in the field and camping. He was a NASCAR fan and closely followed Dale Earnhardt and Dale Earnhardt Jr.

Survivors include his wife Linda, of Galt; a son, Leigh of Galt; a sister, Linda (Bruce) Leslie of Dewitt, Iowa; a brother Larry (Jane) Anderson of Sterling; a grandson, Corey Anderson of Chadwick; two sisters in law, Cathy Anderson of Dixon and Druann (Michael) Bushman of Sterling; and his father in law, Richard Weigle of Sterling.

He was preceded in death by his parents, a son Lane, a brother Loren and his mother in law, Neva Weigle.

Cremation rites have been accorded. A gathering of family and friends will be from 12:30 PM – 2:30 PM on Saturday, October 7 at McDonald Funeral Home and Crematory in Rock Falls. Private family inurnment will be at a later date in Oak Knoll Memorial Park. A memorial has been established in his memory.