A musical tribute to Karoline, planned before her death, will proceed at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 4, 2009. To be combined with memorial service, the event has been moved from BeeHive Homes to Community United Methodist Church, 1470 W. Hanley Ave.; Coeur d'Alene, Idaho.
She was born June 16, 1937 to Merrill K. Solomon (deceased) and Wilma E. Spletter in Spencer.
She had surgery and radiation for brain cancer in October 1989, recovering to continue working full-time as an outstanding behavioral health RN and earning her masters degree along the way before retirement in 2000. Karoline was diagnosed with brain atrophy in 2008. After being under comforting care of Hospice of North Idaho and BeeHive Assisted Living since May 2008.
Karoline is survived by husband, Dale Lloyd of Post Falls; son, Kevin Floyd and wife, Lisa of Franklin, Mass.; daughter, Sheri Lloyd of Menlo Park, Calif; son, daughter-in-law, and grandsons David, Teresa, Thaddeus and Desmond Lloyd of Post Falls, Idaho; mother, Wilma Solomon; sister, Susan Kent of Anderson, S.C.; and brother, Philip Solomon of Fountain Valley, Calif.
Gifts to Children's Health Council may be made in memory of mother and wife Karoline Lloyd. Children's Health Council, 650 Clark Way, Palo Alto, CA 94304, www.chconline.org, email: firstname.lastname@example.org .
Yates Funeral Homes is in charge of final arrangements.
Please visit Karoline's memorial and sign her online guest book at www.yatesfuneralhomes.com.