Floyd Herman Weeldreyer

Dates

January 19, 1928 - March 22, 2015

Obituary

 

 

Floyd Herman Weeldreyer was born January 19, 1928 to Herman L. and Gertie (Cassens) Weeldreyer on the family farm near Chancellor, SD. He went home to be with the Lord on March 22, 2015 while living at the Diamond Care Center in Bridgewater, SD.

Floyd attended country school near Chancellor and upon finishing, he moved to Sioux Falls to work at John Morrell & Co. and later on a farm near Lennox.

While living in Sioux Falls, he met Leona Tammen of Emery. They were married October 21, 1949 and made their home northwest of Chancellor until 1960 when they moved to a farm north of Emery. In 1992 they retired and moved to Emery. Floyd continued to keep busy in retirement doing carpentry, helping on truck day at the Total Stop Food Store and with the Senior Meals Program.

He was a member of the Emery Senior Center and First Baptist Church where he served as Sunday School Superintendent and on the Deacon Board and had also sung in a men's octet.

He enjoyed playing softball for many years and later joining friends at the Emery Senior Center to play pool and card games. He loved spending time with his family and they will miss him greatly.

Floyd is survived by his wife of 65 years, Leona, and three children: Marna (Roger) Mohrmann, Watertown, Ron (Suzanne) Weeldreyer, Bridgewater and Sharon Weeldreyer, Emery. He also leaves seven grandchildren: Brad (Susie) Mohrmann, Brent (Christianne) Mohrmann, Aaron Weeldreyer, Chad (Rachael) Weeldreyer, Kristi Weeldreyer (fiance, Preston Johnson), Ryan (Jill) Budahl and Scott (Kati) Budahl; five great-grandchildren: Katelynn Mohrmann, Nathan Mohrmann, Emilee, Presley and Dawson Budahl; siblings: Hazel Hagen, Monte Vista, CO, Lyle (Betty) Weeldreyer, Sioux Falls, Merle (Connie) Weeldreyer, Aurora, CO and Audrey (Luverne) Mechels, Sioux Falls and sister-in-law, Luetta Weeldreyer, Lennox. He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Warren and Arnold; sister, Agnes Bartels; granddaughter, Heidi Sue Weeldreyer; and brothers-in-law, Melvin Hagen and Eppo Bartels.

 


Visitation(s)

Date
Thursday, March 26, 2015
Time
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Location
First Baptist Church
Prayer Service ~ 7:00 PM
Emery, South Dakota

Service

Date
Friday, March 27, 2015
Time
10:30 AM
Location
First Baptist Church
Emery, South Dakota

Cemetery

Emery Community Cemetery
Emery, South Dakota


Posted by Julie Timmer on March 25, 2015
Sending our deepest sympathy and prayers to your whole family.
Posted by Steve and Nancy (Weber) Peep on March 25, 2015
Leona, Marna, Ron, Sharon and family, You have our deepest sympathy and prayers for comfort and peace.
Posted by Mary Lynn (Schilberg) Shultz on March 25, 2015
Loving prayers for you Leona and family. He is remembered as a truly special man.
Posted by Brad Mohrmann on March 25, 2015
I will forever love, miss, and cherish my Grandpa Weeldreyer. He is what a grandpa is supposed to be.
Posted by Milton and Lovella Schrader on March 24, 2015
Leona and family, we extend our sympathy to you all and are keeping you in our prayers.
Posted by Linda Van Sickle on March 24, 2015
Marna and Roger and rest of family - My deepest sympathy to all of you. My thoughts and prayers are with you. May he rest in peace, he is in a wonderful place.
Posted by Dan & Denise Bahmuller on March 24, 2015
Leona and family, our deepest sympathy in Floyd's passing. We are sending prayers for you to help you through this very difficult and sad time.
Posted by Patricia Romero on March 24, 2015
I will always cherish my fond memories of a wonderful uncle!
Posted by Ken and Eileen Radel on March 23, 2015
Leona - so sorry to hear of Floyd's passing. May God be with you and your family during this time of sorrow. He was special to us also. Love, Ken and Eileen
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