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In Memory of

Ruth A. Lloyd

March 2, 1922 - January 1, 2017

Obituary


Ruth Adele Lloyd, 95, of Belleville, Illinois, born March 2, 1922, in St. Louis, Missouri, passed away, Thursday, September 14, 2017, in Belleville, Illinois.

Ruth was a member of Hope Church, in Belleville, Illinois. She was a former member of the VFW Axillary, Post 1739. She was also an avid reader and enjoyed quilting and embroidery. Over the years, she was a member of many card clubs and especially enjoyed playing canasta and pinochle. She was a loving mother, grandmother, great grandmother, and sister, who will truly be missed by all who knew her.

Ruth Adele Lloyd, 95, of Belleville, Illinois, born March 2, 1922, in St. Louis, Missouri, passed away, Thursday, September 14, 2017, in Belleville, Illinois.

Ruth was a member of Hope Church, in Belleville, Illinois. She was a former member of the VFW Axillary, Post 1739. She was also an avid reader and enjoyed quilting and embroidery. Over the years, she was a member of many card clubs and especially enjoyed playing canasta and pinochle. She was a loving mother, grandmother, great grandmother, and sister, who will truly be missed by all who knew her.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Darwin B. Lloyd; daughter, Elizabeth LaPointe; her parents, John and Marie, nee Classen, Rodenmeyer; and her siblings, Helen (Harold) Schrauth, Bernice (Jack) Vickers, Jack (Arline) Rodenmeyer, and Eleanor (Clifford) Hartwell; and brothers-in-law, Mike Meinkoth and Donald Hillesheim.

Surviving to cherish her memory are her children, Peggy (Tim) Buchanan, of Swansea, Illinois and John (Sarah) Lloyd, of Columbia, Illinois; her grandchildren, Eric LaPointe, Amy (Brendan) Friedman, Andrew (Victoria) Buchanan, Bradley (Kaiti) Buchanan, Anna (Josh) Bennett, and Sam (Jazmine Clark) Lloyd; great grandchildren, Emma, Luke, Fynnigan, and Everett; sisters, Dorothy Meinkoth, of O'Fallon, Illinois and Melba Hillesheim, of Swansea, Illinois; and many nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends.

Memorials are appreciated to the American Diabetes Association or American Heart Association. Condolences may also be expressed online at www.lakeviewfuneralhm.com.

Visitation: Friends may call from 3 to 6:30 p.m., Monday, September 18, 2017 at Lake View Funeral Home, Fairview Heights, Illinois.

Funeral: Services will be held at 6:30 p.m., Monday, September 18, 2017 at the funeral home with Pastor Rich Bersett officiating. Interment will be held privately in Lake View Memorial Gardens, Fairview Heights, Illinois.