Name: Lloyd Melvin FINSTAD
Birth: 7 OCT 1922 in Highlanding Township, Pennington County, Minnesota
Death: 22 JUL 1997 in Albany, Oregon
CONF: 1936 St. Pauli Church, Rocksbury Township, Pennington County, Minnesota
Change Date: 21 FEB 2008
Albany, OR - Lloyd Finstad, 74, died Tuesday, July 22, 1997 at his home in Albany, OR.A memorial service was held Tuesday, July 29 at Twin Oaks Memorial Garden in Albany.
Lloyd Melvin Finstad was born October 7, 1922 in Highlanding township, the son of Helmer and Mildred (Husby) Finstad. He was baptized and confirmed in the Lutheran faith and attended rural schools in Pennington County.
Lloyd worked on the family farm and then on road construction for Armel Construction and Cliff Hedeen. He also worked for his brother, Kenneth, hauling gravel.
Around 1950, he moved to Oregon where he worked on bridge construction in the Roseberg and Oakridge areas. He later moved to Albany where he lived until the time of his death.
He enjoyed fishing, hunting, driving and playing cribbage and was a member of Albany Eagles Lodge.
Lloyd is survived by two brothers, Kenneth (Doris) of Thief River Falls and Rueben (Peggy) of Camp Douglas, WI; one sister, Goldie (Howard) Lamberson of Warren; two sisters-in-law, Phyllis Finstad of Milwaukee, WI and Mardella Finstad of Corvallis, OR; and numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; three brothers, Vernon, Edward and Ferdie; and one nephew, Brian Finstad.
Father: Helmer Ingvald FINSTAD b: 17 APR 1892 in Red Lake (now Pennington) County, Minnesota c: 15 MAY 1892 in Hamar Lutheran Church, Red Lake County, Minnesota
Mother: Mildred HUSBY b: 3 APR 1893 in Red Lake (now Pennington) County, Minnesota c: 30 JUN 1893 in Hamar Lutheran Church, Red Lake County, Minnesota