LLoyd A. Bartholmey, 83, of Kasson, MN died Monday, September 17, 2012 at Stacyville Community Nursing Home, Stacyville, Iowa. Lloyd was born in Stacyville on February 23, 1929, to Joseph and Florence (Adams) Bartholmey. His education started at Visitation Catholic School in Stacyville until 1939; then he transferred to the Iowa School for the Deaf in Council Bluffs, IA. After school, Lloyd workd many different jobs in construction. He especially took pride in his work on Queen of Angels Church, Austin, MN.
Lloyd married Elda Geraldine Abben of Little Cedar, Iowa on December 27, 1952. They made their home in Kasson, MN. They became parents of a son, Robert Lloyd Bartholmey in 1969. Lloyd managed the apartment building they lived in for over fifty years. He worked for Telex Corporation in Rochester, MN for 35 years.
Lloyd enjoyed his beloved dogs, fishing, woodworking, gardening and telling stories. He was an avid Minnesota Vikings and Twins fan.
Lloyd was preceded in death by his wife, Elda; brother, William Clifford, and his parents. He is survived by his son, Robert L. Bartholmey of Pine Island, MN; brother, Dale Bartholmey of New Richland, MN and many nephews and nieces.
Graveside services will be held at 2:00 pm on Saturday, September 22, 2012, at St. Margaret's Catholic Cemetery, Mantorville, MN.
Personal expressions of sympathy for the Bartholmey family can be mailed to Robertta Carroll Huffman, 4179 Rampart Ave, Osage, IA 50461.