Lowell N. Endrud died in his home surrounded by his family on February 25th, 2016 in Buxton, ND after a 5-year battle with cancer. Lowell was born on June 17, 1948 in Mayville, ND to his parents, Theodore and Milla Endrud. Lowell was a graduate of the last graduating class of Wold #2 Country School. He attended Mayville High School and graduated from Hillcrest Lutheran Academy in 1966. He attended Mayville State University as well as North Dakota State University. After serving 6 years in the Air National Guard he began farming fulltime with his father Theodore. His brother Glenn moved back to the farm and they enjoyed 43 years of farming together. Lowell also greatly enjoyed getting out of raising dairy cattle. In 1985 Lowell married Barbara Rodning. They had 2 children, and lived on the farm in Buxton, ND. Lowell passed along his love of farming to his son, and his love of history and reading to his daughter. Lowell’s Christian faith was the most important thing in his life. He enjoyed being involved in church as a trustee, Sunday school teacher, & youth leader, as well as singing groups. The last few years he greatly enjoyed attending the Men’s Bible Study Fellowship (BSF) in Fargo, and the friendships he made there. “When you die, that does not mean that you lose to cancer. You beat cancer by how you live, why you live, and in the manner in which you live,” – Stuart Scott. Lowell lived every word of that quote. Lowell Endrud was preceded in death by his parents Theodore & Milla Endrud, and brother-in-law Paul Rangen. He is survived by his Wife, Barbara Endrud; Son & Daughter, Spencer & Brita Endrud; Brother, Glenn (Glennis) Endrud; Sister, Tess (John) Soholt, & numerous cousins, nieces & nephews. Memorials are preferred to either The Endrud Family Endowment Scholarship at Hillcrest Lutheran Academy (charitable donation) or Ebenezer Lutheran Brethren Church. Visitation: Will be from 5–7 PM with a 7 PM Public Prayer Service on Friday, March 4, 2016 at the Baker Funeral Home Chapel and will resume one hour prior to the service at the church. Memorial Service: 1:30 PM Saturday, March 5, 2016 at the Ebenezer Lutheran Church in Mayville, ND. Burial: Will be at the North Prairie Cemetery.