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Lloyd D. Heimer

(May 4, 1917 - Aug. 2, 2013)

Lloyd D. Heimer died at Powell Valley Care Center on Aug. 2, 2013. He was 96.

Lloyd was born May 4, 1917.

He quit school in the eighth grade to help provide for his family. Lloyd worked various jobs to make ends meet: plastering, stuccoing, irrigating, digging graves at the Crown Hill Cemetery, and many ranchhand jobs.

A highlight for him was playing in a band in Yellowstone National Park.  

He married Ethel Dec. 2, 1938. They had 74 wonderful years together.  

Lloyd spent a very important year in his life traveling with family to show their films of the Western way of life. They showed 107 different times in 10 states.

He eventually found his passion in life in construction work, building houses, laying rock and creating fireplaces. He built his last fireplace at the age of 77.  

Lloyd was known for his tenacity and free expression of personal opinions without partiality.

He enjoyed fishing, hunting, riding in the mountains and entertaining others with his Western music. Lloyd also enjoyed participating in his family’s Western ways of life, the wagon train, rodeos and Mule Days.

He was preceded in death by his father Alva H. Heimer; mother Leah M. Johnson-Heimer; sisters: Ada Jinks, Alma Bunn, Winnie McCalmon, Mae Eaton and Elnora Robbins; and brother Dan Heimer.

Lloyd is survived by his wife of 74 years Ethel Meyers-Heimer; brother Willard Heimer; daughters Barbara Sheron of Butte, Mont., Kay Clark of Ralston, and Judy Heimer of Seattle; grandchildren Darren Davis, Shawn Davis, T.J. Clark and Codi Gines; nine great-grandchildren, and many extended family members.

Memorial services were held Monday, Aug. 5, at the Crown Hill Cemetery. Memorial donations in Lloyd’s name may be sent to the Powell Senior Center or a charity of your choice.

Thompson Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. Condolences can be posted online atwww.thompsonfuneral.net or sent to P.O. Box 807 Powell, WY, 82435.

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