Floyd H. Weelborg, 90, of Dell Rapids passed away on Tuesday, August 12, 2014 at the Dougherty Hospice House in Sioux Falls. His Mass of Christian Burial will begin 1:00 p.m. on Friday, August 15, 2014 at St. Mary Catholic Church. Visitation will be from 2:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. with the family present at 4:00 p.m. at St. Mary Catholic Church. The Christian Wake Service will be at 5:00 p.m. with a rosary to follow in the church. Condolences may be left at www.kahlerfh.com
Floyd H. Weelborg was born on October 30, 1923 at Hazel, SD, the son of Henry and Lucy (Schickedanz) Weelborg. He grew up in the Hazel area and graduated from Hazel High School in 1942. He farmed with his family until he married Jean Allen on October 3, 1949 in Dell Rapids. They farmed near Hazel until April of 1954 when they moved to a farm north of Dell Rapids. Floyd retired in 1993. Jean died in 1998. Floyd remained on the farm until the time of his death.
He was a member of St. Mary Catholic Church. He enjoyed gardening and sharing his bountiful harvest with many. He liked entering his fudge and carrot cake in the Moody County Fair along with his many photographs. He grew Indian Corn that was used on the Corn Palace Murals and on the Christmas tree in the Capitol. He enjoyed raising huge pumpkins and photography.
He was preceded in death by his two sisters, Irene and Della and one brother, Selmer.
Floyd is survived by his four sons, Michael (Ruby Posey) of Lumberton, MS, Steven of Lumberton, MS, Larry (Jane) of Custer, SD and Tony of Sioux Falls; his five daughters, Paula (Shean) Breen of Sioux Falls, Linda (Dennis) Makris of Pensacola, FL, Rita (Jeff) Buller of Sioux Falls, Deanna (Robert) McMurry of San Pedro, CA and Rebecka (Brian) Ramlo of Brookings; his 16 grandchildren and four great grandchildren.