In loving memory of

Lowell Onsgard
February 16, 1934 - May 1, 2019

Houston, MN- Lowell W. Onsgard, 85, of Houston, Minnesota died on Wednesday, May 1, 2019, at Valley View Healthcare and Rehab in Houston. He was born February 16, 1934, in La Crosse, WI to Orrin and Winnie (Chapel) Onsgard. He was raised in Houston and graduated from Houston High School in 1952. He served in the U.S. Army. Lowell married Bernice Von Arx at St. Peter's Catholic Church in Hokah, MN on May 28, 1960. Lowell was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church in Houston. He was an automotive mechanic all of his career in Houston. Lowell is survived by his wife, Bernice; three children: Eileen (Duane) Hegland, Barb (Ken) Swenson both of Houston, and Mark Onsgard of Racine, MN; nine grandchildren and six great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Carlton; sister, Dorothy McCormack, and nephew, Owen Onsgard.
There will be a Memorial Mass for Lowell at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, May 8, 2019, at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Houston. Visitation will be Tuesday, May 7, from 5:00-7:00 p.m. at Hoff Funeral and Cremation Service in Houston, MN and one hour prior the Memorial Mass at the church on Wednesday. Burial will be in the Minnesota State Veterans Cemetery in Preston, MN at a later date. Memorials are suggested to the Houston Ambulance or Valley View Nursing Home Foundation. Please leave a memory, sign the online guestbook, and view Lowell's video when it becomes available at


Duane Kinneberg wrote on May 6, 2019:

"Deepest sympathy to the Onsgard family. Very sorry for your loss."

Mercedes Benson wrote on May 4, 2019:

"Out deepest sympathy to Lowell?s family. Will miss my classmate. Mercedes & Sam Benson"