Lloyd C. Balmer, 75, of rural Keosauqua died at 7:10 P.M. Friday April 11, 2014 at home. He was born December 19, 1938 near Memphis, MO to Harry and Flossie Kittle Balmer and married Carolyn McClaran June 10, 1964 at Lancaster, MO.
Lloyd graduated from Cantril High School, farmed, worked at Douds Stone, Inc. and Dexter Co., Fairfield. He served in the U.S. army and was a devoted husband, father and grandfather and enjoyed watching sports events.
Surviving are his wife , two daughters, Brenda McDowell of Birmingham and Kelly Schmitter (Rob) of Douds, two sons, John Stutzman in AZ and Chris Balmer (Nikki) of Keosauqua, seven grandchildren, two great grandchildren and a sister, Helen Balmer of Keosauqua.
He was preceded in death by his parents and a grandson, Eric McDowell.
Funeral services will be 10:30 A.M. Wednesday April 16, 2014 at Pedrick Funeral Home, Keosauqua, Jason Mott officiating. Visitation will open at 3 P.M. Tuesday at the funeral home with the family present 6-8 P.M. Burial will be in Lebanon Cemetery. Memorials to Good Samaritan Hospice may be left at the funeral home or mailed to the family at 19429 240th St. Keosauqua, IA 52565