Lloyd A. Nyberg, age 89, of 1423 Montana Avenue, Gladstone, passed away Monday morning January 25, 2010 at the Lakeview Assisted Living Center in Gladstone where he was currently a resident.
Lloyd was born April 2, 1920 the son of Carl and Hannah (Olson) Nyberg who were Swedish immigrants to Gladstone. Carl was a blacksmith in Gladstone.
Lloyd was raised in Gladstone where he was a 1938 graduate of Gladstone High School. Following graduation he attended the Dunwoody Industrial Institute in Minneapolis, MN, graduating in 1940. Upon graduation he worked for the Beloit Iron Works in Beloit, WI. He served his country in the U.S. Navy as a Machinist Mate where he was stationed on the USS Conway (DD 507) in the South Pacific during WW II. He returned to Beloit where he continued to work for Beloit Iron works until he returned to Gladstone.
Lloyd was united in marriage to the former Velma Mae Cox in 1943 and they made their home in Gladstone where they raised their 4 children.
Lloyd worked for P & H in Escanaba for 19 years and later for Marble Arms. He formally was a co-owner of Hoegh Pet Casket Company in Gladstone. In 1955 he founded Bay de Noc Lure Company in Gladstone. Lloyd never retired and he continued manufacturing fishing lures