September 15, 2005
Lloyd Merwin Kersey, son of John Kersey and Elsie Farley Kersey, was born April 11, 1928 in Grand Junction, Iowa and died January 14, 2005 at the University of Iowa Hospital in Iowa City, Iowa at the age of 76 years, 9 months and 3 days. Lloyd grew up in Grand Junction and graduated from Grand Junction High School in 1945. After graduation Lloyd joined the United States Coast Guard. He served during World War II and was stationed at Ellis Island. After fulfilling his commitment to the Coast Guard, Lloyd was honorably discharged. He then went to school and graduated from the University of Texas in Austin. On May 1, 1949 Lloyd was united in marriage to Joyce Hessen in Kentucky. They were the parents of three children: Greg, Scott and Lori. Lloyd was a terminal manager in the trucking industry and eventually retired as an accountant after working in Central New York for over thirty years. In 1998, a year after Joyce's death Lloyd moved to Panora, Iowa. Lloyd was an avid motorcyclist, and truly enjoyed collecting, enhancing and driving his classic automobiles. He was a Life member of the Camillus American Legion Post #8664 and the VFW Post #8664 both of Syracuse, New York. Lloyd was preceded in death by his parents, and his wife. He is survived by his daughter: Lori Dukat and her husband John of Two Harbors, Minnesota; 2 sons: Greg Kersey and his wife Donna of Liverpool, New York and Scott Kersey and his wife Cynthia of Clay, New York; 8 grandchildren: Lynn, Michael, Chris, Christina, Alyssa Kersey and Jennifer, Heather and Joshua Dukat; 1 sister: Veva Hansen and her husband Elden of Granger, Iowa; 3 brothers: Max Kersey and his wife Ramona of Grand Junction, Iowa, Darrell Kersey and his wife Jo of Ogden, Iowa, and Donald Kersey and his wife Janice of Des Moines, Iowa; Special Companion: Nona Dorr of Panora, Iowa; Nieces, Nephews, other relatives and many friends.
Lloyd Merwin Kersey, son of John Kersey and Elsie Farley Kersey, was born April 11, 1928 in Grand Junction, Iowa and died January 14, 2005 at the University of Iowa Hospital in Iowa City, Iowa at the age of 76 years, 9 months and 3 days. Lloyd... View Obituary & Service Information
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