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Lloyd H. “Bud” Belt

March 7, 1924 — July 8, 2003

Lloyd H. “Bud” Belt, 79, an area resident most of his life, died at his home, 11990 1st Road, Plymouth, at 10:50 a.m. on Tuesday, July 8, 2003.

Bud was born in Rocklake, N.D., on March 7, 1924, the son of Esau and Bessie E. Fleming Belt. He attended school in Devil’s Lake, N.D. and served in the United States Navy during World War II. He was a member of the 40 & 8, the V.F.W. and the American Legion.

On March 2, 1946, in the Union Church in LaPaz, Ind., Bud and Ethel M. Tarant were married.

He was a carpenter and was retired from the H.G. Christman Construction Company in South Bend.

He loved his work and enjoyed building cabinets in his spare time. He liked to garden and appreciated harvesting vegetables that he grew in his garden.

Bud is survived by Ethel, his wife of 57 years and their children: three daughters and a son.

His daughters are Karen Azzaro and son-in-law G. Gregg Pennington, Martinez, Ga.; Sheryl Thayer, Carmel, Ind.; and Nancy and son-in-law Randy Whaley, Powder Springs, Ga. His son, Ronald L. and daughter-in-law, Anita Belt, live in Plymouth.

Bud is also survived by seven grandchildren, and three sisters. The sisters are: Leah Tofsrud, Leeds, N.D.; Jean Tofsrud, Minnewaukan, N.D., and Faye Waldorf, Lakeville, Ind.

He was preceded in death by his parents and two brothers: Russell and Kenneth Belt. An infant sister, Alvina Belt, also has died.

Graveside services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Friday, July 11, 2003 at Oakhill Cemetery, Plymouth, Ind.

Gifts in Bud’s memory may be made to the American Cancer Association.
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