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Lloyd Martin Lovik

August 6, 1938 - February 16, 2015

U.S. Veteran

Viewing will be from 2:00 until 5:00 p.m., Friday, February 20, at Sweet Home Funeral Chapel. A celebration of Martin’s life with military honors will be at 1:00 p.m., Saturday, February 21, at the Sweet Home V.F.W.

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Lloyd ‘Martin” Lovik, 76, of Sweet Home, Oregon passed away Monday, February 16. He was born in The Dalles to Lloyd and Gladys (Greenslit) Lovik.

He graduated from Lebanon High School in 1956, after which he enlisted in the United States Marine Corps. He served for two years.

In August of 1958, he married the love of his life, Bessie Luella Hall.

He worked at Cascade Plywood from 1958 until 1961when he enlisted in the army, serving both stateside and overseas. He retired in May of 1979.

Lloyd “Martin” attended LBCC, and then Western Oregon College where he graduated with honors in 1984. Following graduation, Martin began work for the Oregon Department of Corrections and retired in 2000 as a Corrections CPL.

Spending time with his boys, grandchildren, and great grandchildren was his love and passion; his pride and joy. To him, they were the smartest and most beautiful babies in all the world. Family—that was his mainstay in life.

He is survived by: his wife of 56 years, Bessie; sons Lloyd “Marty,” William “Bill, and John, all of Sweet Home; 17 grandchildren; and 24 great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents ands his sister, Rena Evans.

Viewing will be from 2:00 until 5:00 p.m., Friday, February 20, at Sweet Home Funeral Chapel. A celebration of Martin’s life with military honors will be at 1:00 p.m., Saturday, February 21, at the Sweet Home V.F.W.

Sweet Home Funeral Chapel is handling the arrangements.