Myron Eugene Lloyd

Myron Eugene Lloyd

DeForest,WI (Poynette) –Myron E. Lloyd, age 79, of DeForest, Joined Our Heavenly Father on Friday, May 11th, at his home surrounded by his loving family. He was born on September 17, 1932, to Lester and Irene (Hollander) Lloyd in the town of Oxford, WI. Myron was united in marriage to Verna (Gibbs) on November 10, 1951 in Iowa. He was devoted to her throughout their life together.

Myron and Verna spent most of their married life raising their family in Poynette, WI. Myron worked as a carpenter for many years and retired from Stokely Canning Company as a fork lift operator. He enjoyed square dancing, harness racing, watching his children’s and grandchildren’s sporting events, card playing, fishing, hunting and storytelling. Everyone that knew him loved his gentle ways, and his sense of humor. Myron loved his family and lived his life for them, and through them, every day.

Myron is survived by his wife of 60 years, Verna; four children, Fay (Kari) Lloyd of Oxford, Susan Moore of DeForest, Penny (John) Midthun of Poynette, Brent (Bonnie) Lloyd of Poynette; ten grandchildren, Aaron (Rachael), Travis, Shain (Katie), and Ben (Meghan) Lloyd, Christopher (Teresa) and Adam (Val Gillingham) Moore, Callie (Kevin Foster), and Logan Midthun, Garett and Trevan Lloyd and Suzanne Lloyd; seven great-grandchildren, Caitlin, Cora, Autumn, Elise, Lain, Caden and Keegan Lloyd; three siblings, Marjorie Kelsey, Merlin (Mary) Lloyd and Mary Lou (Delmar) Byers, and many nieces, nephews and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents and step-mother.

A Memorial Service will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, May 17th, 2012, at ARLINGTON UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, 103 Reagles Street, Arlington, with the Reverend Kathy Reid officiating. A visitation will be held on Wednesday, May 16th, 2012, from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at RYAN FUNERAL HOME, 6924 Lake Road, DeForest. A lunch will immediately follow the service at the church.

A special Thanks to all the staff nurses at UW Hospital Hematology Clinic, Dr. Walter Longo and Agrace Hospice.

Memorials may be made to the family in Myron’s name, to be designated at a later date.