The Ottumwa Courier

January 29, 2014

Cathy Loyd

Ottumwa Courier

---- — OTTUMWA — Cathy Leta Loyd, 61, of 914 S. Milner St., died at 2:09 p.m. January 28, 2014, at her home.

She was born May 10, 1952, in Ottumwa to Kenny and Jean Murphy Bergmeier. She married Jerald E. Loyd on August 6, 1969.

Cathy had worked at Ottumwa Manor for several years as an aide and had worked in home health care.

She was a member of St. Mary of the Visitation. Cathy enjoyed crossword puzzles and playing Bingo at the Knights of Columbus Hall.

Surviving are her husband, Jerald; a daughter, Brandy Loyd of Ottumwa; a son, Maxell Loyd of Ottumwa; four grandchildren, Whitney Michelle Loyd, Drew-Shawn Max Jones, Jacqueline Jones and John Paul Jones III; three sisters, Jill (Rob) Thiry of Albia, Vicky (Will) Grove of Minneapolis, Minn., Debbie (Rick) Shumaker of Michigan; two brothers, Kenneth (Sara) Bergmeier Jr. and Raymond Bergmeier, both of Ottumwa.

She was preceded in death by an infant daughter, Wendy Loyd; two sisters, Laura Flattery and Margie Bergmeier; a brother, Danny Bergmeier.

Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Monday at Reece Funeral Home with Father Bernie Weir officiating. Burial will be in Ottumwa Cemetery.

Visitation begins at 10 a.m. Monday with the family present one hour prior to the service.

Memorials may be made to Heartland Humane Society, PO Box 1149, Ottumwa, Iowa 52501.

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