December 3, 2020
Lloyd Allan Dechenne, a lifelong resident of St. John, Wash., passed away unexpectedly on November 20, 2020. Lloyd was born on October 2, 1937, to Charles and Martha Dechenne. He graduated from St. John High School and went on to Washington State University, where he earned his degree in Agronomy. Lloyd then served in the Army at Fort Detrick. During Lloyd's time in the Army, he had the opportunity to visit several states. In later years, he made it to 49 of the 50.
After the Army, he returned to St. John, Wash., where he began to farm on the family ranch in St. John with his Dad. In 1968,...