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Floyd Daane

d. October 14, 2014

Floyd Daane, 92, of Waupun, formerly of Brandon, went to his heavenly home on Tuesday, October 14, 2014 at Marvin’s Manor in Waupun.

Floyd was born November 4, 1921 in Green Lake County near Fairwater, the son of Oscar and Alma Ferch Daane. On February 16, 1943 he married Dorothy Ter Beest at her parents’ home near Alto in Fond du Lac County. Following their marriage the couple resided in Brandon most of their married lives. Floyd owned and operated a trucking business in which he hauled livestock and carried milk. In later years he drove truck for Bird Trucking of Waupun and also Carnation Company of Waupun where he retired in 1982. Following his retirement, he found great pleasure in working with his son, Ron, on his farm. Floyd was a member of Bethel Reformed Church in Brandon where he served as deacon and elder over a period of 24 years. Floyd also taught Adult Sunday School for 20 years.

Floyd is survived by his two sons: Larry (Betty) Daane of Brandon and Ronnie (Helene) Daane of Brandon; a daughter, Mary Ann (Floyd) Smit of Brandon; 17 grandchildren; 36 great-grandchildren; a great-great-grandchild; sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law: Eleanor Ter Beest, Junice (Albertus) Vande Zande, Helen Vande Zande, Pat Ter Beest, Kenneth (Darlene) Ter Beest, and Dave Schouten.

Floyd was preceded in death by his wife, Dorothy in 2010; a brother; two sisters; 11 brothers-in-law; and five sisters-in-law.


Friends and relatives may call on the family on Friday at Werner-Harmsen Funeral Home in Waupun from 4-7 p.m. and on Saturday at the church from 10 a.m. until the time of service.


Funeral services for Floyd Daane will be held Saturday, October 18, 2014 at 11 a.m. at Bethel Reformed Church in Brandon with Rev. John Tilstra officiating.


Burial will follow at Alto Cemetery where American Legion Post 210 of Waupun will provide military honors.

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