FLOYD ADRIAENS

j-adriaens-web-photo.jpgFloyd Adriaens, of Mora, died on Thursday, May 28, 2009 at the Villa Health Care Center. He was 83 years old.

GRAVESIDE SERVICE will be held at noon on Tuesday, June 2nd at St. Joseph’s Catholic Cemetery in Pierz. Celebration of Life will be held at Last Chance Grill in Peirz following the service.

Floyd H. Adriaens, age 83, of Mora, MN died on 5/28/09 from bone cancer. He was born 5/6/1926 in Pierz, MN to Henry and Margaret (Seelen) Adriaens. He graduated from St. Joseph School in Morrison County and served in the army during WWII. In 1949 he married Patricia Empey and built their home in Anoka, MN for their nine children. Floyd was a member of the Carpenters Union and superintendent for BOR-SON Construction with “an 8th grade education” as he liked to say.

In 1977 he married Joan Palmer Perkins who had 4 children, whom he embraced as his own, as well as their grandchildren and great grandchildren.

He is survived by his children: Wayne (Mary) Adriaens, Dan (Barb) Adriaens, Barb Dehn, Caron (Mark) Gibson, Tom (Anita) Adriaens, Donna (Brian) Tanner, Jerry (Cindy) Adriaens, David (Sandy) Adriaens, and Bryan Adriaens (Roxanne Pergl); 20 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren; and many brothers and sisters.

Preceded in death by spouse Joan Adriaens; son in law Tom Dehn; grandchildren Doug and Christy Adriaens.

The family would like to give a special thanks to The Villages and The Villa in Mora for the care and friendship they gave our father.

Graveside services were held at noon at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church Cemetery in Pierz, MN on Tuesday, June 2. A celebration of his life at Last Chance Bar & Grill in Pierz, MN following.

Memorials preferred in lieu of flowers to a charity of your choice.
“Life is pleasant. Death is peaceful. It’s the transition that’s troublesome.”-Isaac Asimov

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