Memorial Services were held on Saturday, Jan. 7, 2012, at 10:30 a.m. at Jackson Lake Lutheran Church in Amboy. The Rev. Todd Substad officiated. Burial was in Jackson Lake Cemetery,?Amboy. Visitation was one hour prior to services at the church. Spencer-Owen Funeral Home in Winnebago assisted the family with the arrangements.
James was born Sept. 6, 1936, in Watonwan County, the son of Ralph J. and Ima P. (Buckmister) Lloyd. He attended Amboy Schools and served in the U.S. Army. He was married to Marcia Widmann on Dec. 20, 1959, in Lewisville. James was an iron worker with Fuller Construction for many years and with the Ironworkers Local 512. He retired in 1994 and did handyman work for several years and enjoyed hunting.
James is survived by his wife, Marcia Lloyd, of Winnebago; sons, Dan Lloyd, of Vancouver, Wash., and Mike (Karen) Lloyd, of Winnebago; daughter, Vicki (Derek) Oldfather, of Shakopee; brothers, Arlo (Katie) Lloyd, Dean (Nancy) Lloyd, Dale (Jackie) Lloyd, Jerry Lloyd, Owen (Beverly) Lloyd, John (Lynn) Lloyd, and Arlen (Dawn) Lloyd; sisters, Lois Hartman, Aletha Zacharias, Shirley (Tony) D’Angelo, Jessica (Leonard) Kijenski, and Linda (Bob) Nesbitt; and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; sister, Nyla Sauter; and brothers, Tom and Joe Lloyd.
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