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Lloyd Daniel Dreasher

December 18, 1933 August 25, 2015
Lloyd Daniel Dreasher
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Obituary for Lloyd Daniel Dreasher

Worthington, MN


      Lloyd Dreasher passed away quietly on August 25, 2015 surrounded by his wife of 58 years and children. Lloyd was born on December 18, 1933 in Madison, Kansas to Carroll and Esther Dreasher. Lloyd served in the U.S. Army from 1954 to 1956 during the Korean War as an Army Specialist 3rd Class. When he came home he married the love of his life Louise Crawford on November 24, 1956. He graduated from Emporia State Teaching College with a Bachelor’s Degree in business and began working for Swift Independent (now JBS). His career took him from Kansas City, KS through Saint Louis, MO, Guymon, OK, Chicago, IL, Sioux City, IA and finally to Worthington, MN, where he and Louise have been for the past 30 years.

      Lloyd was active in the First United Methodist Church in Worthington. He was also active in many community organizations including scouting with his children. Lloyd enjoyed gardening, golfing, and fishing as well as playing cards, spending time with friends and most especially being with his wife, children and grandchildren.

     Lloyd is survived by his wife Louise, children David Dreasher and wife Luiza, Ron Dreasher and his wife Becky, Laura Garrison and her husband Matt, his 6 grandchildren Monica, Camilla, Grant, Elaine, Malia, and Colin as well as his sister Gladys Ott of Emporia, KS, brother Richard Dreasher of Derby, KS and his many nieces, nephews and cousins. He was preceded in death by his parents and brother Robert.

      Visitation will be held on Thursday, August 27, 2015, from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., at the Benson Funeral Home in Worthington, MN. Funeral services will be held on Friday, August 28, 2015, at 11:00 a.m., at the First United Methodist Church in Worthington, MN, with Rev. Dr. Daren Flinck officiating. Graveside services will be held on Monday, August 31, 2015, at 12:15 p.m., at Fort Snelling National Cemetery in Minneapolis, MN.


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