Obituary of Floyd Ray Yoder
Floyd Ray Yoder, age 73, of Venice, Florida, passed away on April 20, 2023. He was born on September 29, 1949 in Sturgis, Michigan to Ira A. and Ella P. Yoder and raised in LaGrange, Indiana. A finish carpenter by trade, Floyd moved to Florida in 1981. He attended the First Church of God South Venice, member of the Gideons and founder of the Woodworking Club in Sarasota.
Floyd was preceded in death by his parents, Ira A. Yoder and Ella Pauline (Schrock) Yoder. He is survived by his wife, Karin Mueller Yoder; his children, Kevin Dean (Heather) Yoder of Hastings, MI, Kari Lynn (Chris) Newton of Moncks Corner, S.C., Kristal Elaine (Joseph) Medendorp of Hastings, MI, Kimberly Renee (Ryan) Fish of Delta, OH; stepchildren, Steven J. (Kristy) Mueller of Stevensville, MI, Susan A. (Dustin) White of Berrien Springs, MI, Anita J. (Joe) Loomis of Stevensville, MI and 14 grandchildren. Floyd also leaves behind his 9 siblings, William (Ella) Yoder, Katie (Melvin) Mullet, Fannie (Jacob) Troyer, Freeda (Lester) Kramer, Freeman (Marietta) Yoder, David (Donna) Yoder, LeAnna (DeWayne) Bontrager, Erma (Ernie) Miller & MaryLou (Calvin) Miller.
A Celebration of Life will be held for Floyd at 6:00PM on Friday, May 5, 2023 at the First Church of God South Venice, 351 Orange Road. A Celebration of Life will be held in St. Joseph, Michigan at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in memory of Floyd may be made to the Gideon's International (www.gideons.org) or by mailing to Gideon's International, c/o Alan Pfundtner, 3281 Virginia Rd, Venice, 34293. Farley Funeral Home in Venice, Florida is handling the arrangements. A message of condolence may be sent to the family by visiting www.farleyfuneralhome.com.To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Floyd Yoder, please visit Tribute Store
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