Lloyd McLain

AURORA, Wis. – Lloyd K. McLain, 84, of Aurora, died Friday, Jan. 3, 2014, at Maryhill Manor in Niagara, Wis.

He was born on May 16, 1929, in Fence, Wis., son of the late Bert and Marie (Wickstrom) McLain. Lloyd served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War from 1952-1954. He was stationed at Fort Leonardwood, Texas, and in France.

On July 20, 1963, he married Lois Wilkins at Immanuel Baptist Church in Iron Mountain. The couple enjoyed 50 years of marriage.

Lloyd worked at the Goodman Lumber Mill for many years. He was a member of the Aurora Free Church and a life member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW). He enjoyed hunting and spending time visiting his son and family at Cape Cod. He also enjoyed going to the Homestead Center for lunch and the Over 60 Club.

Lloyd is survived by his wife, Lois; one son, Kevin (Blair) McLain of Cape Cod, Mass.; two grandsons, Griffin and Tucker McLain of Cape Cod; one brother, Loren (special friend Gloria) McLain of Albuquerque, N.M.; one sister, Colleen (Pete) Kasakaitas of Goodman, Wis.; sisters-in-law, Florence Church and Fumiko McLain, both of Fence; and nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by four brothers, Sidney, Rodger, Kenneth and Donald McLain; and one sister, Fern Campbell.

Visitation will be from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. on Friday at Aurora Free Church.

Funeral services will follow Friday at 3 p.m. at the church. Rev. Karl Utzat will officiate.

Burial will be in the Homestead-Aurora Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to Maryhill Manor.

Condolences to the family of Lloyd K. McLain may be expressed online at www.ernashfuneralhomes.com.

The family has entrusted the Erickson-Rochon & Nash Funeral Home of Iron Mountain.