Floyd W. Verdeyen (83) of Newton, formerly of Altamont

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Published on April 6 2013 7:52 pm

Floyd W. Verdeyen, 83 of Newton, formerly of Altamont, died Friday, April 5, 2013 at his home.

Visitation will be from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m., Monday, April 8, 2013 at Gieseking Funeral Home, Altamont with a Rosary Service at 8:00 p.m. A private family funeral mass will be held. Burial will be at St. Clare Cemetery, Altamont. Memorials may be made to the donor’s choice.

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Floyd was born on Tuesday, April 30, 1929 in Effingham to Frank and Della (Bushue) Verdeyen. He married Clara Louise Vogel in 1950 and she preceded him in death on January 30, 1989. He was a retired farmer and carpenter. He was a member of St. Clare Catholic Church, Altamont, Carpenter’s Union Local, V.F.W. and the American Legion. Pfc Verdeyen served the U.S. Army with 11th Airborne Division Occupation Forces in Japan in 1947.

He is survived by his sons; Robert (Cindy) Verdeyen of Fort Myers, FL, Donald Verdeyen, Steve Verdeyen of Fairview Heights, and David Verdeyen of Bedford, IN, his daughter, Linda (Rich) Will of Montrose, his sisters, Ada (Rex) Foreman of Strasburg, Joyce (Randy) Holste of Midlothian, his brothers, John Verdeyen of Teutopolis and Larry (Judy) Verdeyen of Stewardson, 16 Grandchildren, Robbie, Kenny, Danny, Barbara, Becky, Bettina, Joshua, Aaron, Larissa, Andrea, Amber, Ashley, Dustin, Tiffany and Travis, 14 great grandchildren and 5 great great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, brother, Lloyd Verdeyen, 2 sisters-in-law, daughter-in-law, Judy Verdeyen and grandson, Matthew Verdeyen.