Leila Joan Lloyd

A memorial service will be held Saturday, April 16, 2016 at the Langeland Family Funeral Homes, Kalamazoo, Mich. for Leila Joan Lloyd, 78, of Portage, Mich.


Posted on 4/8/16

She died April 1, 2016 in Portage, Mich.

Leila was born January 23, 1938 in Langdon, the daughter of John and Oswalynne (Wagle) Ottem. She was a resident of Cadillac, Mich. for many years where she was an elementary school teacher for over 20 years and was a longtime member of the Zion Lutheran Church. In 2007 she relocated to Portage to be with her family where she was a member of Prince of Peace Lutheran Church. She loved crocheting afghans, crossword puzzles and watching birds, but the most important part of her life was her family.

Surviving are three children: Kristi Lloyd of Hickory Corners, Kelly (Geoffrey) Snow and Michael (Sherry) Lloyd all of Portage; four grandchildren: Griffin Snow, Kirby Snow, Danielle Spears and Keira Lloyd.

In accordance with Leila’s wishes cremation has taken place.

Memorials in Leila’s memory may be directed to the Multiple Sclerosis of Michigan or the American Heart Association.

Langeland Family Funeral Homes was in charge of arrangements. Please visit Leila’s personalized guest book at