Lloyd E. Mintzmyer
Published on -10/16/2012, 10:15 AM
Lloyd E. Mintzmyer, 66, Hays, died Sunday, Oct. 14, 2012, as a result of an automobile accident south of Glade.
He was born May 2, 1946, in Holdrege, Neb., to Edward Lloyd and Rose (Fecht) Mintzmyer. He attended elementary school at District No. 27 northwest of Orleans, Neb., and graduated from Orleans High School. He attended National Electronics School, Denver.
He married Karen Schluntz on July 22, 1972, in Huntley, Neb. He was the chief electronics engineer for Smoky Hill Public Television. He was a U.S. Navy veteran, serving during the Vietnam War. He served in the Navy from 1966 until 1972 and was aboard the USS Monticello from 1967 until 1968. Prior to moving to Hays, he was the chief engineer for ABC channel 13 in Kearney, Neb.
He was a member of High Plains Baptist Church, Hays, Hays American Legion, was president of the Praise Radio Network, and deacon and missions treasurer at High Plains Baptist Church.
He was a HAM radio operator and handyman. He enjoyed restoring antique radios.
Survivors include his wife, of the home; three daughters, Tracy, Jody and Katie Mintzmyer, all of Hays; and a sister, Arlene Mintzmyer, Holdrege.
Services will be at 3 p.m. Thursday at High Plains Baptist Church, Hays; burial will be at 1:30 p.m. Thursday in Fort Hays Memorial Gardens, with military honors by Hays American Legion.
Friends can call from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Hays Memorial Chapel Funeral Home, 1906 Pine, and from 2 p.m. until time of service Thursday at the church.
Memorials are suggested for missions at High Plains Baptist Church in care of the funeral home.
Condolences can be sent to the family at www.haysmemorial.com.