ESCANABA - Lloyd Joseph Sodergren Jr., 77, of 2921 17.75 Lane in Escanaba, Mich., (Riverland) passed away unexpectedly Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 22, 2012, at the home of his son. He was born March 6, 1935, in Escanaba, Mich., and was the son of Lloyd and Cecile (Chouinard) Sodergren Sr. Lloyd served in the U.S. Army and later in the U.S. Army Reserves until he was honorably discharged on July 31, 1963. He married the former Marion King on Nov. 26, 1960 at Holy Family Church in Flat Rock, Mich. Lloyd was employed all of his working years as a cabinet maker and was the owner of Sodergren Manufacturing. He also was a very talented musician and played many years in the band "Country Gentlemen." Lloyd was a member of Holy Family Catholic Church in Flat Rock and the Amvets.