Laura M. Lloyd, age 91, of Merrill, WI, passed away on Saturday, January 21, 2017, at Pine Crest Nursing Home in Merrill under hospice care. She was born March 18, 1925, in Laona, WI, to the late Steven and Isabel (Akey) Kaskavitch. She was married to Thomas Lloyd on May 24, 1943; he passed away in 2015.
Laura grew up living on the family farm in Mosinee. She met her husband, Lloyd, while working in Miami, FL. His career in the Navy gave them opportunity to travel and live in several places, including Washington, DC. In 1972, they returned to Wisconsin. Most of Laura’s life was spent as a homemaker raising their children. She enjoyed sewing and ceramics and loved trips to the casino. Laura had an extensive doll collection with many favorites.
“Richer than I you will never be…I had a Mother that read to me.”
Survivors include her Son, Thomas (Sherri) Lloyd, of Centralia, WA;
1 Daughter, Patricia (John) Taylor, of Gleason, WI;
3 Sisters, Joyce Balge, of Mosinee, WI, Charlene (Harold) Stillman, of Wausau, WI, and Jacqueline (Jim) Krieg, of Mosinee.
Laura is further survived by her Grandson, David (Jena) Taylor, of Gleason.
She was preceded in death by her Husband, Lloyd; Parents, Steven and Isabel; 3 Brothers, Wallace, Steve and Leonard; and 5 Sisters, Delores, Virgene, Katherine, Alice and Mary.
A Celebration of Life for Laura Lloyd will be held on Saturday, February 4, 2017, at Generations Funeral Home. The family will receive friends to visit and share memories from12:00 Noon to 2:00 PM. Interment will take place at Arlington National Cemetery. The family wishes to extend their heartfelt thanks to Pine Crest Nursing Home and Ministry Ascension Home Care Hospice. Generations Funeral Home of Tomahawk is assisting the family. View Laura’s obituary and leave online condolences at generationsfuneral.com.