Lloyd L. Palm, 85, of Wenatchee Washington, passed away on July 23, 2023. He was born in Seattle, Washington, on June 9, 1938, to Joy Palm and Perlia King/Palm/Strassburg.
Lloyd was raised in Rochester, Washington, and graduated from Rochester High school in 1957.
After high school Lloyd worked for his uncle in Olympia, Washington, and on June 6, 1958, married Joyce Zastrow in Centralia.
Lloyd and Joyce moved to California in 1958 where Lloyd continued to work in the concrete business with his uncle until 1960, when they moved to Lacey, Washington, to start a construction business and began their family.
In 1971 they sold their construction company, as well as a motorcycle shop that they started, and moved their family to the Methow Valley. They moved to follow their friends Jerry and Joy Malcomb from Lacey and to be closer to the mountains.
In the Methow Valley, Lloyd worked in construction for Eldene Johnson and then later started his construction business back up in Winthrop.
Lloyd started snowmobiling with his family in 1969 in the Mt. St. Helens and Mt. Baker areas and raced snowmobiles in the early ’70s. In the Methow Valley he continued his passion for snowmobiling and frequently went out with his family and friends.
In 1997, Joyce and Lloyd moved to Wenatchee and in 2003, started Ram Ridge Gravel. Later in Wenatchee, Lloyd enjoyed racing B modified cars on the Wenatchee Oval track.
Lloyd is preceded in death by his parents, Joy Palm and Perlia Strassburg, his two brothers Vern and Les, and son Jeff.
Lloyd is survived by his sons Jerry (Julie) and Mike (Karen) and their mother Joyce Palm, grandchildren Josh (Courtney), Justin (Liz), Morgan, Garett and Ali, great grandchildren Bryson, Emmett, Aiden, Nova, Laela, Ariana and Marley, his brother Lyle, many nieces and nephews and friend Judi Moreo of Las Vegas.
A celebration of life will be held at 28 Longhill Road in Winthrop on Oct. 14, 2023, from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Please RSVP at celebrationoflifeforlloyd.rsvpify.com.