Lloyd Brauer (1916-2001)

Obituary for Lloyd Brauer as published in the Las Vegas Review Journal in June 2001.

Lloyd W. Brauer, 85, died May 24, in Beaver, Utah.

He was born March 12, 1916, in Portland, Ore. A retired Air Forces veteran of World War II and former base commander for Nellis Air Force Base, he was awarded the Legion of Merit with one oak leaf cluster and Theater of Operation medals for all theaters, and was a former resident of Las Vegas.

He is survived by his wife of 63 years, Ellanore of St. George, Utah; sons, James of Indian Springs and Richard of Beaver; six grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

Burial will be Thursday at Southern Nevada Veterans Memorial Cemetery. Oplin Mortuary of Beaver handled arrangements.