VeteranLloyd Masten

Lloyd Masten, 73, of Quincy died Friday, Feb. 18, 2000, at 3:58 p.m. in Blessing Hospital.

He was born April 4, 1926, in Havana, a son of Adam W. Masten and Lenora Blunt Masten. He married Dorothy DeMott on Feb. 8, 1947, in Quincy. She survives.

Also surviving are one son, Kermit D. Masten of Quincy; one daughter, Linda Brown of Quincy; one brother, Clyde Masten of Decatur; two sisters, Catherine Eberle of Macomb and Iona Smith of Herrington, Kan.; four grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by two brothers, Gaius and Oakley Masten, and one sister, Elsie Kopf.

He was raised in Vermont and graduated from Vermont High School.

He served in the U.S. Army from 1945 to Dec. 15, 1946. He owned and operated Quincy Sewing Center and had been affiliated with the Singer Company for over 50 years.

He was a member of Union United Methodist Church and formerly served on the church board and taught Sunday school.

He was a member of Rotary East where he received a Paul Harris Fellowship in 1978 and had been song leader, UCT, Great River Barbershop Chorus, Herman Lodge #39 AF&AM, Quincy Consistory and Ansar Shrine Temple.

Services were held Monday at the Hansen-Spear Funeral Home with Rev. Mary Vick-Roth officiating. Burial was in Greenmount Cemetery in Quincy.

Memorials may be made to Union United Methodist Church and/or Great River Barbershop Chorus.


Published in the Astoria South Fulton Argus on 2/23/2000

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