Lloyd Merle Shepardson was born July 16, 1927, in Albany, Nebraska to Elmer and Ida Shepardson. Lloyd died July 20, 2012, in the Rapid City Hospital at the age of 85.
When Lloyd was six, his parents moved to a farm/ranch southeast of Porcupine, S.D. He attended schools in Shannon County and spent two years in the Army and was honorably discharged.
After his tour of duty with the army, Lloyd lived and worked with his brother Glenn on the Shepardson farm/ranch by Porcupine. During this time, he