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Lloyd McCloud

Lloyd McCloud, age 82, of Forsyth, Montana, died Tuesday, September 2, 2008, at the Violet Tschetter Memorial Home.  A memorial service was held at 2:00 PM on Tuesday, September 9th, at the Good Shepherd Lutheran Church at Englevale, North Dakota. Burial was in the Dick Family Cemetery. 

Lloyd was born April 13, 1926, at rural Elliott, North Dakota, to Lester and Leona (Vierkandt) McCloud.  After graduating from Elliott High School in 1944, Lloyd enlisted in the U.S. Navy and served in the Pacific Theater.  Lloyd was on the U.S.S. Hesperia in Okinawa Bay when the atomic bomb was dropped on Hiroshima.

On November 24, 1946, Lloyd was united in marriage to Vivian Dick.  During their 57 years of marriage, Lloyd and Vivian farmed near Elliot, later operated a cafe in Fort Ransom, North Dakota and then operated the Joseph Cafe in Forsyth, Montana until their retirement. 

Lloyd’s hobbies included restoring antiques, reading, carpentry repairs, playing cards, and watching western and “oldie” movies. 

Grateful for having shared in his life are his five sons, Gary (Colleen) McCloud, of Trabuco Canyon, California, Lloyd (Sandy) McCloud, Jr., of Sharpsburg, Georgia, Jody (Lydia) McCloud, of Huron, Mitch (Tracey) McCloud, of Manhattan, Montana, and Michael McCloud, of Waianae, Hawaii; 21 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; and his sister, Lois Hanson of Valley City, North Dakota.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Vivian and his daughter, Patricia (Dannie) Dick of Englevale, North Dakota. 

Lloyd was a devoted husband, father, grandfather, and a beloved brother. 

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