Daane, 92, of Waupun, formerly of Brandon, went to his heavenly home on
Tuesday, October 14, 2014 at Marvin’s Manor in Waupun.
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.
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.
preceded in death by his wife, Dorothy in 2010; a brother; two sisters; 11
brothers-in-law; and five sisters-in-law.
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. 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.
Werner-Harmsen Funeral Home of Waupun and
staff are serving the family. Please
visit our website at www.wernerharmsenfuneralhome.com for further information
and to send condolences.