Loyd Estel Overlin
February 24, 1931 – May 16, 2019
TWIN FALLS – Loyd Estel Overlin, 88 of Grace, Idaho, passed away on Thursday, May 16, 2019 at his home.
Loyd was born on February 24, 1931 in Matheson, Colorado to Frank and Evaline Overlin. He grew up in Kimberly, Idaho and graduated from Kimberly High School. After high school he went into the Army where he served a term in Germany. On May 20, 1960 he married Wilma Jean Mabey, of Oakley, Idaho.
Loyd worked for the Union Pacific Railroad until retirement. He then joined the Twin Falls Civil Air Patrol which he enjoyed immensely. After the civil air patrol he volunteered his time to Operation Life Saver teaching grade school children on the dangers of playing on and around trains & railroad tracks.
Loyd is survived by his son, Gary (Joann) Overlin of Grace, ID; daughter, Brenda Rooke of Drummond, ID; and three grandchildren, James Rooke, Dalton Overlin and Joeleen Overlin; sisters, Lucille Peterson and Betty Pniester. He was preceded in death by his parents, wife; brothers, Donald Overlin and Harvey Overlin; son-in-law, Kyle Rooke.
A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, May 22, 2019 at Sunset Memorial Park, 2296 Kimberly Rd. in Twin Falls. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of White Mortuary “Chapel by the Park” in Twin Falls.
- Gary Overlin, Son
- Brenda Rooke, Daughter
- James Rooke, Grandchild
- Dalton Overlin, Grandchild
- Joeleen Overlin, Grandchild
- Frank Willard Overlin, Father
- Evaline Cozetta Overlin, Mother
- Wilma Jean Overlin, Wife
- Graveside Service Wednesday, May 22, 2019
Loyd Estel Overlin
May 22, 2019
Brenda and Gary love to you all -- I have fond memories of your family and fun times we had --watercress hunting--drinking Booze lol(pop) and staying in the bunkcars .
May 21, 2019
Loyd was always so kind to come present Operation Lifesaver to my driver’s education classes at Kimberly High School. In his honor/memory I will be wearing the OL pin he gave me many years ago during this classroom session. I have great memories of Loyd’s sense of humor and stories.