Lloyd “Angel” Troendle

October 16, 1939 - June 26, 2020

Lloyd “Angel” Troendle, age 80, of New Prague, died peacefully on Friday, June 26, 2020 at St. Joseph Hospital in St. Paul.  Angel was born on October 16, 1939 in Minneapolis to Raymond W. and Judith (Koehler) Troendle.  He grew up in Excelsior and graduated from Minnetonka High School.  He entered the US Army following graduation and served in Germany, receiving a letter of commendation from the commanding officer for whom he served as a driver.  He married the love of his life, Cynthia “Cindy” Johnson in April 1986 in Chaska, MN.  Angel worked in maintenance at Minnetonka High School until retiring in his early 60’s.  He and Cindy resided in Chaska until moving to their dream home in rural New Prague in the early 90’s.  He enjoyed motorcycle riding and belonged to a bike club during his Excelsior years and continued riding throughout his life.  He loved the wildlife that would frequent their rural landscape and fed a menagerie of animals.  He enjoyed gardening and was famous for his horseradish.  His ready smile, a kind word, and a positive outlook on life meant that Angel had friends wherever he went; everybody loved him.  He was always proud of the fact that “he did it his way!”  He will be missed by so many.


Angel is survived by his wife, Cindy of New Prague; sister, Diane (Dennis) Sullivan of Delano; niece, Jennifer (Rod) Hasse of Independence; great niece and –nephew, Lily & Wyatt.  He is preceded in death by his parents.


Private family Mass of Christian Burial will be held Monday, July 6, 2020 at St. Patrick Church of Cedar Lake with Father Michael Miller officiating.  Burial will follow at Ft. Snelling National Cemetery at 1:00 PM.  Masks are required at the burial.

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lynette Fiebelkorn
2 months ago

Cindy, We are so sad to hear of the passing of Lloyd. He was the nicest man always a kind word.We always enjoyed when he stopped into our store. He always had a joke or two. He will be missed. Our deepest sympathy from everyone at ClearSoft Water Conditioning.

Diane Smith
2 months ago

I was so shocked to hear about Angel. Sorry for your loss. I always looked forward to your Xmas cards. With deepest sympathies.
Diane and Larry Smith

Al and Mary Ellen (Ryan) Schroeder
2 months ago

Dear Cindy, Diane and family, we wish to extend our deepest condolences for your loss. I grew up in Excelsior and spent lots of time at the Troendle home. I remember that while Diane and I did a lot of walking, Lloyd got to ride his bike. Not fair! We know you will miss him. So sorry for your loss. Mary (Ryan) and Al Schroeder, Jordan MN.

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