Name: Lloyd Atwood Quenett
From: The Post
Tribune, Gary, Indiana
Date: Wednesday, June 4, 2003
He proudly served in the U.S. Navy during WW II as a torpedoman's mate second
class on the USS Milwaukee. He enlisted on 12/17/41 and was honorably
discharged on 10/20/45. While in the Navy, he met and married Florene
Lyons Preston whom also served in the Navy. When they retired from the
service, they moved back to Gary, IN where he worked for many years as a meat
cutter for Ruge Meats and Platak Meats. He also was a member of the
American Legion Merrillville Post #430. He also was a member of the
American Legion, Merrillville Post #430.
His wife, Florene, sister, Nell, and brothers, Harvey and Jerry, preceded Lloyd in death.
He is survived by his sister, Lucy (Mark) Bahun; 6 children: Sheila Sax, Sandra Quenett, Sister Jean Marie, Lloyd Quenett, Cynthia (Bill) Poncek, and Ruby (Tim) Leonhardt, twelve grandchildren: William, Jennifer, Erik, Carla, Scott, Jason, Dustin, Joey, Kristin, Kara, Chilton and Nathan. Lloyd was blessed with 6 great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held Friday, June 6, 2003 at 11:00 a.m. at Geisen Funeral Home, 7905 Broadway, Merrillville, Pastor Richard Brown officiating. Interment Calumet Park Cemetery, Merrillville. Friends may call on Thursday from 2-8 p.m. with an American Legion Post 430 services Thursday at 7:00 p.m.