Lloyd William Kriter completed his time here on earth on Wednesday, April 26, 2017, in Snowflake. Services will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, May 6, 2017, at the Centennial Stake Center of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Ninth South Second West in Snowflake, with a visitation one hour prior. Burial will follow at the R.V. “Mike” Ramsay Memorial Cemetery.
He was born Nov. 21, 1946, in St. Thomas, Ontario, Canada, to Lloyd Elgin and Eileen Johnson Kriter.
Lloyd moved to Buckeye when he was 5, attending school there. After high school he served a mission to the Alaskan Canadian Mission.
While attending Arizona State University he met and married his sweetheart, Diane. They raised their five children in Snowflake.
Lloyd enjoyed serving in the LDS church. Many young men admire him because of the years he served in Scouting. The highlight has been the last 12 years when he was able to serve in the Snowflake Temple.
Survivors include his wife, Diane, and their five children, Jenifer and Robert Allen of Mesa, Lloyd Kriter of Snowflake, Mary and Matt Perkins of Snowflake, Eileen and Rob Paull of Mesa, and John and Jeannette Kriter of Las Vegas; 17 grandchildren, Andrew, Benjamin, Allan, David, Kyle, Brett, Caassandra, Hannah, Jacob, Kyrstin, Katie, Emily, Kara, Robson, Lars, Jack and Derek; and two sisters, Susie Butler and Kristen Ahlstrom.
Owens Livingston Mortuary-Heritage Chapel of Snowflake was in charge of the arrangements.