DeForest/Poynette, WI – Verna J. Lloyd, age 81, of DeForest, joined Our Heavenly Father on Saturday July 26, 2014 at her home surrounded by her loving family.

She was born on October 25, 1932 in Fennimore WI. To William J. and Florence H. (Seversen) Gibbs. Verna was united in marriage to Myron Lloyd on November 10, 1951 in Iowa and enjoyed 60 years of marriage.

Verna and Myron spent most of their married life raising their family in Poynette, WI. Verna spent many years working at Ray-O-Vac in Portage and Madison. She also worked at J.C. Penney’s (East Towne) in the stock room. After Verna retired, she enjoyed time with Myron, gardening, and found plenty of time for her love of quilting. Verna was never afraid to take on the challenge of a difficult quilt and made sure that everyone was warm and cozy with one of her quilts during the long Wisconsin winters.

Verna loved watching her grandkids play sports and spending time at the family farm grilling out and watching grandchildren swim and play ball. She spent many hours playing cards, games and quilting with her friends at Parkside Village.

Verna is survived by her four children: Fay (Kari) Lloyd of Oxford, Susan Moore of DeForest, Penny (John) Midthun of Poynette, and Brent (Bonnie) Lloyd of Poynette. Honorary family; Dawn, Brian, Jackqueline and Brianna Kowald. Ten grandchildren: Aaron Lloyd, Travis Lloyd(Tiffany Jones), Shain (Katie) Lloyd, Ben Lloyd (Meghan Murphy) Christopher (Teresa) Moore, Adam Moore, Callie (Kevin) Foster, Logan Midthun, Garett Lloyd, Trevan Lloyd, Suzanne Lloyd, and Jenna Wenzel. Ten great-grandchildren: Caitlin, Cora, Logan, Autumn, Elise, Lain, Caden, Keegan, Aubrey and Henry. Three siblings: Betty Eddy, Gloria Butts and MaDonna Martin along with many nieces, nephews and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband Myron, siblings: Robert, Royce, Dale, Bonnie, Patti, Peggy, Velma, Verona and Lavon.

A Memorial Service will be held at 1pm on Thursday, July 31, 2014, at RYAN FUNERAL HOME, 6924 Lake Road, DeForest, with Pastor Kathy Reid officiating. A visitation will be held on Thursday at the funeral home from 11am until the time of service.

A special thank you to all the staff at Agrace Hospice and UW Hospital Carbone Cancer Center especially Dr. Leal, Jen, and Sara.

To view and sign this guestbook, please visit: www.ryanfuneralservice.com.

Ryan Funeral Home & Cremation Services Windsor/DeForest Chapel 6924 Lake Road 608-846-4250