On January 15 of 2019, Lloyd Alfred Guenther went home to be with Jesus. Lloyd was 26 days shy of his 99th birthday.
Lloyd was born on February 10, 1920 to Alfred P. Guenther and Esther M. (Wittlinger) in New London, Wisc. Lloyd fought in WWII with the US Army Air Corp, serving in both North Africa and in Italy.
After the service, Lloyd apprenticed as a Tool and Die maker with Dorst Metalcraft/ Peerless Luggage Equipment Company, and completing his career at Mayville Metal Products after 32 years, finishing as their Quality Control Engineer.
Lloyd married Genevieve Dorst on October 20th of 1946. They had three girls and a boy; Judy, Leslie, Kristine, and James. Lloyd and Genn were married for 68 years.
Lloyd was preceded in death by his wife Genevieve in 2014, his parents Alfred and Esther; his sister and brother; and one infant son. His is survived by his four children, Judy (Bock) Jung (John) of Beaver Dam/Sun City West, AZ, Leslie Nickley (Lloyd “Nick”) of Grafton, WI, Kristine Sterbenz (James) of Lawrence, KS, and James (Christa) Guenther of Elk Mound, WI. He is also survived by nine grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
A memorial gathering for Lloyd is being held on Saturday, June 15 from 10-11 a.m. at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Mayville followed by committal prayers officiated by Rev. Sara Gillespie and military honors conducted by the Mayville American Legion Post #69 to be held at Graceland Cemetery.
The family would like to thank Mayo Home Hospice for their tremendous compassion and care, and they would also like to thank the Neighbors of Dunn County Nursing Home for the compassionate care during his final days.
KOEPSELL FUNERAL HOME in Mayville is serving the family. For online condolences and other information please visit www.KoepsellFH.com