Haxtun Harvest, Haxtun, Colorado, July 5, 1972




Funeral service for Lloyd R. Cheramy was conducted Saturday, July 1, at 10:00 a.m. at the United Methodist church in Haxtun. Rev. Mack Carlson, minister of the Haxtun Berean church, officiated at the service.


 The organist was Mrs. Wilbur Atkins and Miss Betty Sullivan, soloist. The song selections were: “Beyond The Sunset” and “Just A Closer Walk With Thee.”  Honorary pallbearers were Paul Pillard, Arthur Critchlow, Frank Harms, John Wright, Melvern Miles, Porter Allen, Harry Ahnstedt and Felix Klatka.  Active pallbearers were Carl Cheramy, Wilbur Hinde, Bill Lambert, Dean Miles, Harold Lundgren, Clyde Einspahr, Terry Wisdom and Earl Cheramy.  The ushers at the service were George McCulloch and J.W. Meakins. Interment was in the Haxtun cemetery with the Thompson Mortuary in charge of arrangements.


Mr. Cheramy died Wednesday morning, June 28, in the Haxtun hospital. He had been at the hospital only a few days before his death came from a heart attack.  He was born February 17, 1905 to William and Elva Ellis Cheramy in Holyoke. He and his wife lived in the Haxtun community since their marriage.  For a few years Mr. Cheramy operated a liquor store on Highway 6 at Haxtun. He retired from business in June 1970.


Surviving are his wife; a son, Melvin, of Denver; four grandchildren, Mrs. Vickie Gregg, Virginia and Richard Cheramy, all of Greeley and Lloyd Michael Cheramy of Denver.  Others of the family surviving are: one brother, Carl, of Haxtun; four sisters, Mrs. Lila Offel of Oregon, Mrs. Mary Tucker of Holyoke, Mrs. Pauline Sullivan of Haxtun and Mrs. Maxine Wisdom of Fleming and nieces and nephews besides a host of friends.


 Mr. Cheramy was preceded in death by his parents, one brother and four sisters.



Family information for Lloyd


Father:  William

Mother: Elva (Ellis)



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