Originally created 01/02/00

Mrs. Ruby Lloyd

Mrs. Ruby F. Lloyd, 91, of St. John Towers, died Friday, Dec. 31, 1999, at St. Joseph Hospital.

The funeral will be at 12:15 p.m. Monday at Most Holy Trinity Catholic Church, with the Rev. Allan J. McDonald officiating. Burial will be at 11 a.m. Thursday in St. Mary Cemetery, Eden, Wis.

Mrs. Lloyd, a native of Fond du Lac, Wis., was a graduate of Fond du Lac High School, Fond du Lac County Normal School and Wisconsin State University, Oshkosh, where she received her bachelor of science degree in education. She had been a teacher in the towns of Byron, Fond du Lac, Ripon, Oakfield and Lamartine, Wis.

Mrs. Lloyd was a member of Fond du Lac County Teacher's Association, Adult Education Association, member and past president of Altruso Club of Fond du Lac. She was a founding member and first president of Fond du Lac Women's Civic Chorus and president of St. Joseph Church Altar and Rosary Society, prior to organizing and serving as the first president of Sacred Heart Church Altar and Rosary Society. She served two terms on the parish council, was a member of the building committee, coordinated the CCD program and was the first director of the choir.

Mrs. Lloyd was a member in the development of the St. Francis Home Auxiliary serving as the first president and working on the building committee. She was a member of Fond du Lac Historical Society, county Genealogical Society, Delta Kappa Gamma, Association for Retarded Citizens, American Heart Association and Retired Teachers of America. She was a past regent of Daughters of Isabella and a past prefect and president of Secular Order of the Third Order of St. Francis.

Mrs. Lloyd served as a volunteer and organized many activities at Windermere Nursing Home and St. John Towers. She was a volunteer at Catholic Social Services, a member of Retired Seniors Volunteer Program, Ombudsman Advisory Program and American Association of University Women. She was a member and past president of Parish Council of Most Holy Trinity Catholic Church, where she was chairwoman of the education commission and a member and a vice president of the Parish Council of Catholic Women.

Mrs. Lloyd received awards including Woman of the Year Award, Fond du Lac Business and Professional Woman's Club, 1971; Distinguished Dedicated Service Award, MPTI, 1975; and Outstanding senior Citizen of Fond du Lac County, 1981. She was nominated for President George Bush's annual Points of Light Award in 1992.

Survivors include a son, Andy J. Lloyd, Augusta; two brothers, Carl E. Frazier and Paul J. Frazier, Fond du Lac; a sister, Lucille LeMieux; and three grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to Catholic Social Services or to Most Holy Trinity Catholic Church.

Friends may call at Poteet Funeral Home, Greene Street.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

The Augusta Chronicle Jan. 2, 2000


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