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In Memory of

Lloyd John Veik

December 30, 1939 - June 12, 2017

Obituary


Lloyd John Veik was accepted into heaven with family by his side on June 12, 2017. Lloyd was born on December 30, 1939 to John and Johanna "Jennie" Veik of Humphrey, Nebraska. He was the youngest child of 11 children. The family moved to Riverside, California in 1948 and settled in Bell Town; now known as Rubidoux. Lloyd attended Jurupa Middle School and graduated from Riverside's Polytechnic High School in 1957.

Lloyd met and married Donna Kuykendall on June 1, 1968. Together, they had two sons; Lloyd "Dean" and Jeffrey.

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Lloyd John Veik was accepted into heaven with family by his side on June 12, 2017. Lloyd was born on December 30, 1939 to John and Johanna "Jennie" Veik of Humphrey, Nebraska. He was the youngest child of 11 children. The family moved to Riverside, California in 1948 and settled in Bell Town; now known as Rubidoux. Lloyd attended Jurupa Middle School and graduated from Riverside's Polytechnic High School in 1957.

Lloyd met and married Donna Kuykendall on June 1, 1968. Together, they had two sons; Lloyd "Dean" and Jeffrey.

He was employed as a plant supervisor at Lily Tulip for 39 ½ years. Since retirement, he enjoyed spending time with friends and family, watching car, motorcycle and horse races and taking road trips with his wife Donna. His biggest pride and joy was his family. He was a sweet and caring man that was loved by many.

He is preceded in death by his parents, John and Jennie; two sisters, Wilma Carlson and Lois; three brothers, Richard, Jerome "Bud" and James; mother-in-law, Neva Kuykendall; brothers-in-law, Kenneth Backhaus, Melvin Faulkner, Victor Carlson, Robert Joranco and David Chapin; and sisters-in-law, Ramona Veik and Sandi Garland. He is survived and will be dearly missed by his wife, Donna; two sons, Dean (Jennifer) and Jeff (Esmeralda); four grandchildren, Beatriz, Trevor, Alison and Brianna; one great-grandchild, Esther Alicia; his siblings, Jean Backhaus, Elaine Joranco, Ray (Arlene), Lester and Larry (Linda); many nieces, nephews, great nieces and nephews, friends and countless others that love him dearly.

Lloyd's life will be celebrated on June 24th at Montecito Memorial Park and Mortuary in Colton, California at 10 a.m. A reception at the facility will immediately follow. In lieu of flowers, please send donations to the American Cancer Society (https://donate3.cancer.org/).