NEW ULM - Lloyd Perry, 77, of New Ulm, died Friday, Aug. 8, 2014 at his home after a courageous year-long battle with lung cancer
Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 a.m., Saturday, Aug. 16, at the Cathedral of the Holy Trinity in New Ulm with Father Sam Wagner celebrating the Mass. Burial will follow in the New Ulm Catholic Cemetery.
Visitation will be 4-8 p.m. Friday and 7:30-10 a.m. Saturday at the Minnesota Valley Funeral Home NORTH CHAPEL in New Ulm.
To leave an online condolence for his family or to sign the guest book go to www.mvfh.org
Lloyd is survived by his devoted wife of 55 years, Annette Perry of New Ulm; daughters, Rene (Doug) Barclay of Stillwater, Rhonda (Steve) Domine of Mahtomedi, Rachelle (Paul) Tungseth of Excelsior; sons, Kevin (Joan) Perry of Rosemount, Curtis (Peggy) Perry of Andover; and by his grandchildren, Jonathan, Kate, Maddie, Megan, Erin, Sydney, Kylie, Claire and Anika.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Bill and Lillian (Stockman) Perry.
Lloyd Victor Perry was born Jan. 23, 1937 in Stewart and was a 1955 graduate of Stewart High School. He was united in marriage to Annette Tautges on October 11, 1958 at St. Willibrord's Catholic Church in Gibbon. After marriage they lived in New Ulm where he was employed at Freeman Manufacturing, Singer Sewing Machine until 1965 and then 3M for 31 years until his retirement in 1996 with 25 years of perfect attendance. After retiring from 3M, Lloyd took great pleasure in working at lawn mower and small engine repair shops. He enjoyed deer hunting in Wyoming, fishing and his lake home near Backus. Lloyd could often be found in a competitive card game or repairing a challenging sewing machine. Most of all, he loved his grandchildren and supported their interests.
Lloyd was a member of the Cathedral of the Holy Trinity, Catholic Order of Foresters, Optimist Club and the 3M Club.
In lieu of flowers, the family prefers memorials to the American Cancer Society, MS Society or to the donor's choice.