Lloyd Throne, 76, of Faribault

Published 12:00 am Monday, March 13, 2006

Lloyd D. Throne, age 76, of Faribault, died Friday, March 10, 2006, at the Infinia at Faribault Care Center.

Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday, March 14, at the Parker Kohl Funeral Home in Faribault, with the Rev. Steven J. Kuehne, pastor of Trinity Lutheran Church in Faribault, officiating. Interment will be at the Wildwood Cemetery in Wasioja.

Visitation will be held on Tuesday from 10 to 11 a.m. at the funeral home.

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Lloyd Donald Throne, the son of Ove and Elise &8220;Lizzie&8221; (Olson) Throne, was born on April 12, 1929, in London, Minn. He was married to Phyllis Appel and they had five children together. They were later divorced. Lloyd worked as a salesman for Plymouth Shoe Store in Albert Lea for many years and also worked at the Grundmeier Hatchery in Northwood, Iowa.

He was married to Mabel Boyd on Oct. 21, 1969. They lived in Hopkins where he also worked in a shoe store. They moved to Faribault in 1979. Mabel preceded him in death on Aug. 17, 1990. Lloyd also worked at the Lavender Inn Art Gallery, was Past President for the Faribault Aerie 1460, Fraternal Order of Eagles and he enjoyed spending time in his garden. For 13 years he has had a special friendship with Violet Sorgatz.

He is survived by a special friend, Violet Sorgatz of Faribault; four children, Craig Throne of St. Louis Park, Minn., Renae (and David) Seifert of Austin, Kevin Throne of Eden Prairie, Minn., and Kimberly (and Jerry) Flatness of Albert Lea; their mother, Phyllis Cox of Albert Lea; 10 grandchildren; eight great grandchildren; three sisters, Loretta (and Bob) Hertzog of Sun Lakes, Ariz., Arlene Johnson and Talora Grosland, both of Albert Lea; and other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his wife; parents; daughter, Pam Murie; sister, Rosetta Throne; and six brothers, Talford, LuVerne, Harley, Orville, Raymond, and Rolland in infancy.