1928 - 2012
Lloyd Althiser, 84, of Fulton, passed away on Sunday, February 26, 2012. He was born January 31, 1928, son of the late Roy and Vara Althiser. On January 13, 1950, Lloyd was united in marriage to Illa Ann (Hook) Althiser, who preceded him in death. Lloyd served in the United States Navy from 1946 to 1948 aboard the USS Blueback submarine. He and his father, Roy started the Kingdom Feed Service business and were later joined in that endeavor by his brother, Gary. After retirement, Lloyd served several terms on the board of the Callaway County Rural Electric Association. He was a member of the Heartland Church of the Nazarene. Lloyd enjoyed fishing, camping, and traveling. His favorite things were Cardinals baseball and in his younger life, riding horses with his best friend, Tite Holland. Lloyd passed at the VA home in Mexico, Mo., where he received excellent care from all staff that was always greatly appreciated by his wife and family. Survivors include children, Cathy Fries and her husband Bob of Fenton, Cristy Carroll and her husband Don of Davidson, N.C., Connie Tenney and her husband Byron of Fulton, and Danny and his wife Mary of Fulton; eight grandchildren, Amy, Kara, Laura, Daniel, Lindsey, Sam, Jackson, and Davis; 14 great-grandchildren; sister, Lois Richardson of Aurora, Colo., and brother, Gary Althiser of Fulton. He was preceded in death by his parents and his wife of 63 years, Illa. Funeral service will be at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, March 1, 2012, at Maupin Funeral Home in Fulton, with Reverend Gary Garrett officiating. Interment will be held at Callaway Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, February 29, 2012, at Maupin Funeral Home. Memorial contributions may be made to Alzheimerís Association of Mid Missouri, c/o Maupin Funeral Home, 301 Douglas Blvd., Fulton, MO 65251. Online condolences may be shared at www.MaupinFuneralHome.com.