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Floyd Glen Wilson

April 3, 1924 — March 1, 2014

Floyd Glen Wilson

Floyd G. "Shabbo" Wilson, age 89 of Linn, passed away Saturday, March 1, 2014, at Westphalia Hills Nursing Center.

Floyd was born April 3, 1924, in Bonnots Mill, a son to the late James E. and Seda (Smith) Wilson.

Floyd attended Campground School and four years of Farm GI School. Floyd enlisted in the Navy in 1943 and was discharged in 1945 serving during World War II.

On March 21, 1945, Floyd was united in marriage to Anna Rademan in Folk. She preceded him in death on October 25, 2007.

Floyd was a lifelong area resident and farmer. He was a heavy equipment operator and manager for the Linn Senior Center.

Floyd was a lifetime member of VFW Post #4756 in Linn and a lifetime member of the American Legion Post # 544 in Westphalia. He was also a member of the Knights of Columbus and a past Board Member for the Linn Senior Center. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, gardening and canning and spending time with his family.

Floyd is survived by: two sons: Wayne P. Wilson and his wife Betty of Bonnots Mill and James A. Wilson and his wife Nancy of Linn; two daughters, Shirley Mosley and her husband Jarrel "Stretch" of Linn and Diane Bonnot and her husband Rick of Loose Creek; thirteen grandchildren, thirty-four great grandchildren and five great great grandchildren as well as many nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents and spouse, Floyd was preceded in death by: three brothers, Louis "Log" Wilson, Shorty Wilson and Kirby Wilson; and two sisters, Bernice Hale and Martha Scheiders.

Visitation will be held from 10:00 a.m. until 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, March 8, 2014, at Morton Chapel in Linn.

Mass of Christian Burial will be follow at 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, March 8, 2014, at St. George Catholic Church in Linn with Rev. John Schmitz as the celebrant. Interment will be in the St. George Parish Cemetery.

Expressions of sympathy may be made to the Good Shepherd Food Pantry or to the Honor Flight Program.

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