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Virginia Lloyd

Virginia Lloyd

Virginia Bell Lloyd, age 87, of Bemidji, MN, passed away on July 22, 2014 at Heritage House in Blackduck, MN.

At Virginias request there will be no service. Arrangements were entrusted to the Olson-Schwartz Funeral Home & Cremation Service.

Virginia was born on September 26, 1926 in Cass Lake, MN where her parents owned the local bakery (Grays Bakery). Virginia attended Bemidji Business School. She then went to work for the City of Bemidji in 1959 and worked there for 40 years until she retired in 1999. She considered herself very lucky to have met and made so many dear friends among the city employees. She had a special group of ladies that she enjoyed doing things with which she called "The Girls". She also met John Lloyd (City Manager) and they were married on September 21, 1973.

She will be lovingly remembered by her sister Bonnie Leer, her two sons Michael Premo of Green Valley, AZ, Steven & Toni Premo of Bemidji, MN, her five grandsons Michael, Eric, Matthew, Kristopher and Nicholas, and her 9 great-grandchildren; as well as nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Virginia was preceded in death by her parents Walter and Belle Gray, her husband John Lloyd, her three brothers, William, Weldon "Buzz" and Walter "Wally" and her sister Maxine Martin.

Memorials may be directed to Sanford Home Care & Hospice.

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