Lloyd S. Parker

Lloyd S. Parker, age 53, of Avon passed away  Wednesday, March 1, 2017.

Mass of Christian Burial was at 11 a.m. on Monday, March, 6, at St. Benedict’s Catholic Church in Avon.

Rev. Gregory Miller, O.S.B. officiated and burial was in the parish cemetery.  

Lloyd was born Sept. 18, 1963 in Bridgeport, CT, to Kenneth and Nancy (Mellor) Parker. Following high school graduation, Lloyd attended University of Hartford where he received his Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering.  He met Michelle Zierden on the volleyball court in Connecticut and the couple married on May 22, 1993, in New Munich. Lloyd was a member of St. Benedict’s Catholic Church in Avon; and was very involved in church activities especially teaching 6th grade religion, greeting, and Eucharistic minister. He enjoyed the MN Vikings, Twins, volleyball and softball.  Lloyd appreciated the great outdoors; whether that was camping with his family or fishing with the Tree Hookers (member since 2000). He was caring, selfless, meticulous, always there to lend a helping hand, great listener without passing judgement, and above all else loved his family beyond words; especially his three beautiful girls.  Lloyd will be dearly missed by all who knew him.

Lloyd is survived by his wife of 23 years, Michelle of Avon; daughters, Valerie, Abigail, Elizabeth all of Avon; mother, Nancy of Lewisville, TX; brothers, Chris of Flower Mound, TX, Dana of Lewisville, TX; brothers and sisters-in-law, Connie (Fiance Paul Van Beck) Zierden of Melrose,
Cindy (Reuben) Bertram of Spring Hill, Kevin (Barb) Zierden of Avon, Char (Travis “Woody”) Fread of Freeport, Mike (Sharon) Zierden of Melrose, Keith (Carrie) Zierden of Freeport, Matt (Karla) of St. Anthony, Kristy (Steve) Schlangen of Roscoe, Stacy Zierden of New Munich; and many nieces, nephews, great nieces and close friends.

He is preceded in death by his father, Kenneth; mother and father-in-law, Dolores “Mutz” and Valerian “Larry” Zierden; sister-in-law, Beverly Zierden.

In lieu of flowers memorial are preferred.

Arrangements were entrusted to Williams Dingmann Family Funeral Home, Avon.        

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