Floyd M. Naillieux, 93, of Wheeler, passed away Sunday, April 17, 2011 at
home. He was 93.
Born Oct. 27, 1917 in Concordia, Kansas, he was the son of James E. and
Johanna l. (Underwood) Naillieux. He attended Calumet High School and served
four years with the U.S. Marine Corps in the south Pacific during WW II.
Floyd was a member of Wheeler United Methodist Church, was active with the
White Oak Conservancy District and Wood Chucks of Portage and had served as
Wheeler Fire Chief for 28 years. He had worked for the Overhead Door Company
of Lake and Porter counties for many years and belonged to the Carpenters
Union for 55 years.
On Feb. 25, 1945, he married Marjorie Tustin, who preceded him in death in
1990. On Jan. 14, 2006, he married Lois Dixon, who survives.
Also surviving are his children Nancy (husband Gene) Brown of LaCrosse,
Patricia Carney of Portage, Barbara Humphries of Valparaiso, Elizabeth (Ron)
Beach of Chesterton, Susan Ciesielski of Hobart, Joanne (Sam) Hart of Walnut
Ridge, Ark., Jennifer Naillieux of Cedar Lake, and Matthew Naillieux of
Wheeler; brother Kenneth (Sallie) Naillieux of Greencastle; sisters Pauline
Toth of Valparaiso and Wanda (Paul) Marquart of Valparaiso; 14
grandchildren; 12 great grandchildren; and one great-great grandson.
He was preceded in death by his parents and brothers Walter, Earle, Glenn
A funeral service was held Wednesday at the Moeller Funeral Home, 104
Roosevelt Road, Valparaiso, with Rev. David Banning officiating. Entombment
followed at Graceland mausoleum. Memorials may be made to the VNA Hospice of
Porter County, 2401 Valley Drive, Valparaiso, IN 46383.