Had Been With Paper For 28 Years; Funeral Set For Saturday
Lloyd J. Lockwood, 69 years old, retired foreman of The Ann Arbor News composing room, died yesterday afternoon at his home, 1301 Wells St., after a long illness.
Mr. Lockwood was born June 11, 1879, in Albion, the son of Leis and Alice Dean Lockwood. He started his printing career more than 50 years ago on the Mirror in Albion.
He later worked as a pressman and compositor for such papers as the Albion Transcript, the Lansing Journal, and the Jackson Citizen-Patriot.
Formerly In Illinois
Mr. Lockwood served as foreman for the Citizens Publishing Co. of La Grange, Ill., where he was in charge of printing for a dozen Cook county weekly newspapers.
He became head of The Ann Arbor News composing room in August, 1929, having come to Ann Arbor from Battle Creek, where he had been night foreman on the Enquirer and News. He retired Nov. 1, 1948.
Mr. Lockwood is survived by his wife, the former Gertrude Gregory; a daughter, Mrs. Roy Stockwell of Chicago; and a granddaughter, Shirley Jean Stockwell.
Funeral services will be held at 1:30 Saturday afternoon in the First Congregational Church, Dr. Leonard A. Parr officiating. Burial will be at Springport, Mich.
Friends may call at the Muehlig Chapel until 11 o’clock Saturday morning.
[caption: Lloyd J. Lockwood, foreman of The Ann Arbor News composing room for 28 years, died yesterday afternoon at his home, 1301 Wells St., after a long illness. Mr. Lockwood had retired Nov. 1, 1948.]