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Volume 3, Number 14 - July 3, 2003
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Floyd H. Wassenberg

A memorial service for Floyd H. Wassenberg, 90, was held Tuesday, July 1, at Bustard's Funeral Home and Crematory with Pastor Ellis Kaster and Reverend Brent Clapp officiating. Memorial contributions can be made to the Central Wyoming Hospice, 319 South Wilson, Casper, Wyo., 82601.

Floyd Wassenberg died June 26, 2003, in Casper.

Floyd was born on April 17, 1913, in McClusky, N.D., as the son of Martin and Belle (Akre) Wassenberg. He was raised in and attended school in Midwest.

On Oct.1, 1936, he married Ada Yeaman in Salt Lake City, Utah.

In 1932, Floyd began his permanent career with Texaco at the Calpet refinery and soon became superintendent of operation. In 1935, when operations discontinued, Floyd was transferred to the Casper plant as an assistant foreman.

On June 1, 1961, he was promoted to foreman of the machine shop. After 36 years of service with Texaco, Floyd elected for early retirement on May 1, 1975.

He enjoyed fishing, bowling and camping. Floyd also enjoyed spending time with his family and was an often used handyman

He was a member of the BPOE No. 1353.

Floyd is survived by a daughter, Sue Thompson; special friend Dorothy Christman of Casper; brother Donald "Buzz" Wassenberg of Big Piney; sister Thelma Rogers of Oakridge, Ore.; two granddaughters and six great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his wife Ada; his parents; three brothers, Milton, Morris, and Theodore; a sister, Arline Simpson; and son-in-law Boyd Thompson.

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