Wednesday, November 28th, 2012
Floyd Wayne Highley, 92, Celina, died at 3:10 p.m. Nov. 26, 2012, at Laurels of Shane Hill, Rockford.
He was born Aug. 27, 1920, in Celina to Simmeon and Pearl Cook Highley. On Feb. 23, 1946, he married Margaret Kuhn, who survives.
Also surviving are two sons, Randy (Kim) Highley, Celina, and Doug (Becci) Highley, Celina; a daughter, Patty (Bud) Schoenleben, Celina; eight grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren.
Deceased are his brothers, Carl (Freda) Highley and Kenneth Highley.
He belonged to Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Celina, and farmed both grains and livestock in Mercer County for the majority of his life. He was a member of the Neptune Elevator Round Table.
Mass of Christian Burial is 10:30 a.m. Friday at St. Teresa Catholic Church, Rockford, Rev. Kenneth Schnipke officiating. Burial will follow at Friends Cemetery, Rockford.
Calling is 2-8 p.m. Thursday at Lehman-Hogenkamp-Dzendzel Funeral Home, Celina.
Memorials may be given to the Laurels of Shane Hill.
Condolences may be left at LHDfuneralhome.com.
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