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Lloyd Havemeier

Lloyd Havemeier age 90, of Sleepy Eye, died on December 18, at Sleepy Eye Care Center.

Visitation will be on Friday, December 27, from 4 to 7 pm at the Sturm Funeral Home, Sleepy Eye and will continue on Saturday from 9 until 10 am at the St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Sleepy Eye.

Funeral Service will be held at the St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Sleepy Eye, on Saturday, December 28, at 10:30 am.

Interment will be at the St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery in Sleepy Eye.

Arrangements are with the Sturm Funeral Home in Sleepy Eye.

On line condolences may be left for the family at www.sturmfh.com.

Lloyd George Havemeier was born on March 30, 1929 in Courtland, MN to Fred and Friedella (Ginkel) Havemeier. He was raised on a farm on Swan Lake. Lloyd married LaDonna Wendinger on January 31, 1955 at Cathedral of the Holy Trinity in New Ulm, MN. Their marriage blessed them with 7 children. After 13 moves the couple settled in rural Sleepy Eye. Lloyd established Havemeier Trucking and hauled milk for over 41 years. He surprised LaDonna and family by becoming a member of the Catholic Church all on his own. Lloyd farmed for over 50 years and loved farm life, he had a variety of animals on the farm. Lloyd was a member of the Sleepy Eye/New Ulm Sportsmen’s Clubs. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, trap shooting and trapping. He also enjoyed old time music, socializing and playing button accordion. Lloyd especially enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Lloyd is survived by his wife, LaDonna, children, David (Jeane) Havemeier, Daniel (Robin) Havemeier, Theresa (Terry) Nachreiner, Suzanne (Ken) Kral, Duane (Mary) Havemeier all of Sleepy Eye, and Derrick Havemeier of Le Sueur. Grandchildren, Stacie (Scott) Culver, Stefanie Havemeier and special friend, Peter, Mitch (Bert Oberpriller) Havemeier, Amanda (Seth) Dobbins, Melissa (Craig) Suess, Thomas Kohman and fiance’ Darcy, Sarah (Robert) Henry, Elizabeth (Craig) Fischer, Tyler (Crystal) Havemeier, Nicole (Erik) Craft, Carissa Havemeier and special friend, Drew, Chelsey Havemeier, ten great-grandchildren, and step-grandchildren and step-great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, brother, Gene, son, Douglas and grandson, Dustin.

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