Lloyd S. Gaylord, 84
Blue Earth Lloyd Stanley Gaylord, age 84, of Blue Earth, died Monday, Sept. 1, 2014, at St. Luke’s Lutheran Care Center. Funeral services were held on Friday, Sept. 5, 2014, at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Blue Earth, the Rev. Wesley Hafner officiated. Burial was in Riverside Cemetery, Blue Earth.
He was born June 28, 1930, in Blue Earth, the son of Stanley and Paula (Schulz) Gaylord. On June 14, 1958 he married Joyce I. Eckhardt at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Blue Earth.
He was a member of the 3rd Infantry during the Korean War. He worked for the Blue Earth School systems for 32 years retiring in 1985. Lloyd was a lifetime member of the VFW Post #4580 and American Legion Post #89 of Blue Earth. He was an active member of the VFW Honor Guard for over 60 years, and he enjoyed fishing and gardening.
He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Joyce Gaylord, of Blue Earth; son, Glenn (Janet) Gaylord, of Blue Earth; daughter, Lynda (Dale) Henke, of Blue Earth; granddaughters, Stefanie (John) Jaquette, of Mankato, and Christine Henke, of Blue Earth; four great-grandchildren Lily, Max, and Claire Jaquette, and Layla Henke.
He was preceded in death by his parents, and sister Donna Hinrichsen.
Web tributes may be left at www.pattonfh.com