|Published in the Omaha World Herald July 28, 2005|
Lloyd Craven, age 97, of Omaha, NE formerly of Santa Barbara, CA. Born on October 22, 1907, Lloyd was the son of Charles and Dora (Jahnel) Craven, originally of Blair, NE. Lloyd was a WWII veteran who served in the Pacific. Lloyd is preceded in death by wife, Lillian; sister, Loretta Steele, and Gerturde Schrad; brothers, Howard, Clifford, Clyde and Richard Craven. Survived by sister-in-law, Evelyn Craven; 17 nieces and nephews; 38 great nieces and nephews and a host of great-grand nieces and nephews. Also survived by special friends at New Cassel where Lloyd was on the Board of Trustees.
Service Saturday 11:00 a.m. at the New Cassel Chapel, 900 N. 90th St., with Homecoming starting at 10:15 a.m. at New Cassel. Graveside Service Saturday 1:45 p.m. at Holy Cross Cemetery, Blair, NE. Visitation with Family starting Friday, 6:15 p.m. with Wake Service at 7:00 p.m. at the 72nd Street Chapel.
John A. Gentleman Mortuaries, 72nd Street Chapel, 1010 North 72nd Street
~~~ Obituary courtesy of Washington County Genealogical Society. Newspaper clippings and leaflets on file in the Blair Public Library at Blair, Nebraska~~~