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 Lowell Dallas Culmer

Lowell Dallas Culmer

Birth
Iowa, USA
Death 24 Oct 1998 (aged 87)
Minnesota, USA
Burial Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota, USA
Plot 9-A, 0, 1078
Memorial ID 542991 · View Source
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Lowell Dallas Culmer was the fourth of six children born to Dallas Haymond Culmer and Ella Beshey Culmer. Lowell was born January 15, 1911 in Clarion, Iowa. Lowell had four sisters, Velma, Florence, Hattie, and Marion and one brother, Clyde. The family lived in Dows, Clarion and Iowa Falls where Dallas would work in grocery stores. In 1918, Ella's father, Frank L. Beshey, gave the family a farm near Woolstock, Iowa. Frank had emigrated from France to the US around 1854 and was able to accumulate eleven farms and gave each of his eleven children a 120 acre farm. Lowell lived on the Culmer family farm until about 1929. Lowell works in Illinois with relatives on a farm in 1930. In 1932, Lowell moves to Des Moines and works as a houseman and gardener.
On January 3, 1934, he marries Dorothy Hudson. They have one daughter, Patsy Lou in 1934. Lowell is now working as an attendant for the Kirkwood Service Station. Dorothy and Lowell divorce around 1941. Lowell enlisted on June 6, 1942 in WW II and was an S SGT in the US Army Air Forces. His release date was November 5, 1945. Lowell marries Naomi Grace Peterson daughter of David Peterson (1883-1958) and Emma Nylander (1887-1959). Naomi grew up in Monroe County Iowa.
Naomi and Lowell moved to Minneapolis, Minnesota. Lowell continued to work for service stations. They were both longtime members of the Trinity Lutheran Church of Minnehaha Falls. They both enjoyed working for many charitable causes through their church. Lowell and Naomi had no children.


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  • Maintained by: Nancy
  • Originally Created by: US Veterans Affairs Office
  • Added: 25 Feb 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 542991
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Lowell Dallas Culmer (15 Jan 1911–24 Oct 1998), Find A Grave Memorial no. 542991, citing Fort Snelling National Cemetery, Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota, USA ; Maintained by Nancy (contributor 48037017) .