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Lloyd Pykoski

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Lloyd Joseph Pykoski, born Feb. 14, 1923, died on Nov. 18, 2009.

Lloyd was a longtime resident of Denmark Township in Hastings. Lloyd was born to Benedict and Mary Pykoski. He grew up in the St. Paul Park/Grey Cloud Island area. Lloyd married Minnie Louise Mueller on April 14, 1942. Shortly thereafter, they moved to Denmark Township where they crop farmed and had a dairy farm. Lloyd served with the Minnesota Defense Force during WWII. He worked at Cudhay's Packing and later for various trucking companies as a Teamster member.

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Lloyd was preceded in death by his parents and his granddaughter, Candee Travis Aurich.

He is survived by his wife of 67 years, Minnie; daughters, Barbara (Marvin) Maitrejean of New Richmond, Wis., Marjorie (Paul) Smith of Edcouch, Texas, Nancy (Bill) Travis of Grantsburg, Wis., Linda (Bob) Baxter of Hastings, and Donna (Bruce) Olsen of Hastings; grandchildren, Karen Traynor, Darla Baker, Dana Collins, Jobie Bainbridge, Brent and Brad Baxter, Adam and Nathan Olsen; great-grandchildren, Ryan and Tyler Traynor, Kevin Collins, Daniel Uribe, Cody Johnson, Whytnee and Kiya Aurich. Lloyd also had several bonus grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Lloyd is also survived by his brother, Jerome Pykoski, and his sister, Deloris (Dwain) Marshall, both of Hastings, as well as many extended family members, nieces, nephews, and friends.

A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 28, at Our Saviour's Evangelical Lutheran Church, 400 9th St. W., Hastings, with a visitation one hour prior to service. In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred to the Fisher Center for Alzheimer's Research Foundation, One Intrepid Square, West 46th Street & 12th Avenue, New York, NY 10036.

The Wise Family Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Please visit www.wisefamilyfh.com to sign the online guestbook and view the memorial video.

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