Floyd H. Breidinger, 83, of Madison, Miss., formerly of Wahpeton, passed away on Saturday, May 30, 2009, at his home in Madison.
A memorial service was held at Friday, June 5, 2009, at the first English Lutheran Church in Spencer.
Floyd was born on Sept. 15, 1925, in Everly, to Harry and Annabelle Vanderhoff Breidinger.
Floyd was baptized and confirmed in the First English Lutheran Church in Spencer. He was active in LLL, a trustee and ushered for many years. Floyd graduated from spencer High School in 1943. He was also on the Spencer Elevator Board for six years. Floyd enjoyed spending his spare time bowling and golfing.
When he was eighteen, he joined the Merchant Marine. He served there, until he joined the Army in January of 1945, and was discharged Nov. 28, 1946. During that time, he served in the Philippines.
Floyd was united in marriage to Norma Jean Fisk on Dec. 1, 1946, in Spencer. He worked as a mechanic in Spencer, before he started farming in 1948. They farmed most of their married life northwest of Spencer.
He was preceded in death by his parents; a sister, Erma Crichton; and a brother, Orville.
Floyd is survived by his wife, Norma Breidinger of Madison, Miss.; a son, Bill and his wife, Mary of Ames; two daughters: Barbara Brinkley and her husband, Weldon, of Cleveland, Miss., and Joann Albright and her husband, Donald, of Grand Island, Neb.; five grandchildren; five great-grandsons; a step-granddaughter; brother, Allan, and his wife, Janice; and sister-in-law, Dorothy Breidinger.
The Schuchert Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.