Lloyd Calvin Howell passed away on Friday, July 23, 2021 in Casa Grande, Arizona at the age of 90. Born August 19, 1930 in Cozad, Nebraska to Calvin and Rose Howell. Lloyd grew up in Cozad, graduated from Cozad High School, and then served in the US Navy for 4 years. Following his service in the Navy, Lloyd married Merna Rose Cover in Cozad, Nebraska on October 6, 1956. Lloyd and Merna then moved to Colorado, where Lloyd worked for the Public Service Company of Colorado until his retirement. They had three children; Rory, Dan, and Laura. Lloyd was preceded in death by his parents Calvin and Rose; by sisters Donna Belle (Rodine), June (Woehrle), Shari (Bartes), Marlene (Sherman), Kay (Zimmerman), Norma Jean (Baker), Jeannie, and Barbara (Anderson); and by brothers John and Ronald. He is survived by his wife Merna, children Rory, Dan, and Laura, and by brothers Jim, Marv, Terry, and Gary. Also surviving Lloyd are grandchildren Amber, Chris, Brian, Regina, Hiram, and Logan, great-grandchildren Zven, Annika, Brooklyn, Gavin, and Alexander, and numerous nieces and nephews. Lloyd lived in Northglenn, Colorado until his retirement, and then spent winters in Florida and Arizona, and summers in, Colorado. Lloyd loved the outdoors and sports, and passed that love on to his children and grandchildren. He spent many weekends and vacations fishing, camping, and hiking with family and friends. He loved playing cards, and many late nights were spent playing cards. Lloyd loved playing with his children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren, and always tried to go to any activity they had. Until age and illness caught up with him the last few years of his life, Lloyd was active and walked and hiked countless miles. A celebration of life will be planned at a later time.
Published by Colorado Community Media on Sep. 16, 2021.