“If there was ever a man who loved living life and living it large, it was Nate. He gave himself unselfishly to everything he loved. Once you entered Nate’s world you were in for the ride of your life. Whether it was motorcycling, snowmobile riding, skiing, boating, fishing, or following his children in sports and activities, it was a time to be remembered.”
Nathan David Lowry passed away at his home in Eagle, Idaho, on October 14, 2021. He died from colon cancer at the age of 43.
Nate was born November 9, 1977, in Boise, Idaho, to David and Connie Lowry. Nate graduated from Meridian High School in 1996. He received a college football scholarship to attend Mayville State University where he played football all four years, served on the student senate, and became student body president his senior year. Nate graduated with a degree in Business Administration.
Nate met his wife, Michelle, at Mayville State, and they were married in March of 2001 in Mayville, ND, and moved back to Boise to start their life together. In 2005 they were blessed with twin boys Ryan and Brandon. In 2011, their family became complete with the addition of their sweet daughter, Brooklyn. Ryan, Brandon, and Brooklyn became the center of Nate’s world. He was ski instructor, baseball and football coach, snowmobile partner, trampoline advisor and everything in between.
Nate worked for Northwest Financial upon graduating from college until he transitioned into the insurance world. Nate’s successful insurance career began at Weaver VanDeusen Insurance followed by time at American Family Insurance. Nate’s desire to be an independent agent led him to a partnership at and owner of Northwest Insurance Brokers.
Nate was a member of Capital City Kiwanis where he made life-long friends and became a successful businessman and community leader. He was also a member of Cross of Christ Lutheran Church.
Nate leaves behind his wife Michelle of 20 years, sons Ryan and Brandon (16) and daughter Brooklyn (10), his parents Dave and Connie, brothers Josh (Johanna, Luke, Lola) and Mike (Carleen, Eli, Aubrey, Bo) grandparents Don and Barbara Lowry and Mary Biggers. He was preceded in death by his grandfather Ken Biggers.
There will be a Celebration of Life service Thursday October 21, 2021, at Cross of Christ Lutheran Church, 11655 W McMillan Rd, Boise, ID starting at 1 PM. Seating and parking will be limited so a live video stream can be viewed at cocidaho.org/livestream/. A reception gathering of friends and family will be held following the service at the Mint Barrel Barn, 9107 W McMillan Rd, Nampa, ID from 2:30 to 5:30 PM.