March 19, 1933 - January 31, 2016

 

Funeral Services will be at 11 am, Wednesday, February 3, 2016 at First Baptist Church, Long Prairie, for Floyd A. Warner, age 82, of Long Prairie who passed away on Sunday at CentraCare Health Systems-Long Prairie. Pastor Matt Stacey will officiate and burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery, Long Prairie. Family and friends may call from 4-7 pm, Tuesday at Williams Dingmann Family Funeral Home – Stein Chapel, Long Prairie and one hour prior to the service at the church on Wednesday.

Floyd Allen Warner was born March 19, 1933 near Osakis, Minnesota the son of Clarence and Thelma (Smith) Warner. He grew up near Osakis and attended country school. Floyd later worked for area farmers until he enlisted in the United States Army. He served in Korea until 1955. He married Hazel Joslin on June 16, 1956 at the Clotho Baptist Church. They made their home in the Twin Cities. In 1958 they moved to Long Prairie where he worked for Hart Press for 25 years. He later worked for Bob Boyer selling cars in Sauk Centre and Standard Iron until his retirement in 1995. After retirement he kept busy helping out area farmers and plowing snow.

Floyd was a member of First Baptist Church, the Long Prairie American Legion and V.F. W. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, trapping, camping, riding motorcycle, water skiing, and working on his hobby farm. His greatest enjoyment was spending time with his grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Floyd is survived by his wife, Hazel, Long Prairie; daughters, Deborah Pettengill, Motley; and Stella (Steve) Katterhagen, Long Prairie; sisters, Lorraine Klockmann, Sun City, AZ; Shirley Cooklin, Buckeye, AZ; Hazel Morrow, Hutchinson; Doris Seiford, Miltona; Daisy Warner, Long Prairie; Delores Frick, Alexandria; Mary Ann Keller, Evansville; and Thelma Schneider, Maplewood; also five grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, son-in-law Oliver Pettengill, and sister Nellie Wittwer.