Lloyd E. Karel, 68, of Walhalla, ND, passed away Monday, February 4, 2019 at his home in Walhalla. Memorial service will be held Saturday, February 16, 2019 at 10:30 a.m. at the St. Boniface Catholic Church in Walhalla. Visitation will be held for one hour before the time of the service.
Lloyd was born July 20, 1950 in Langdon, ND, to Nicholas and Evelyn (Williamson) Karel. He grew up in the Leroy area where he attended school and graduated from Neche High School. After high school, Lloyd attended NDSCS in Wahpeton. He worked for the Pembina County Highway Department, Motor Coach Industries, and drove truck for Johnson Farms for 33 years.
Some of the things he enjoyed were hunting, boating, fast cars especially Mustangs, and spending time with family and friends.
Survivors include his children: Stephanie (Jimmy) France, East Grand Forks, MN and Ricky Karel (Adrianna Arroyo), East Grand Forks, MN; grandchildren: Nyla, Nick, Noah, Jimmy Jr., Masen, Rylee and Kayne; stepdaughter Rachel (Tony) Bateson, Walhalla, ND; sisters: Nadine (Robert) Smith and Nancy Johnson, all of Cavalier, ND.
He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Dallas; brother-in-law, Jon D. Johnson; and Tina K. Stegman.