Floyd E. Briggs,
74, of Valparaiso passed away Friday, June 1, 2018.
He was born May 5,
1944 in Wheeler, IN, to Urbin and Rose (Schlobohm) Briggs.
He graduated from
Boone Grove High School as President of the Class of 1962 and received a
B.A. from Ball State University. Floyd owned and operated Briggs
Construction for 35 years, building custom homes in the Valparaiso area. He
raised irises as a fund raiser for St. Jude’s Children’s Hospitals, enjoyed
bird watching, time with family and friends at Koontz Lake, and collecting
coins and marbles.
On June 26, 1965,
he married Judith Ashman, who survives along with their children: Kathleen
Kurfman (Mike Koziczynski), Mark Briggs (Oksana), grandson, Jack Kurfman and
many loving nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in
death by his parents and siblings: Vivian Rigg, Rupert, Marvin and Ron
Briggs, and Lee Schlobohm.
A visitation will
be held Tuesday from 3 to 7 p.m., and Wednesday from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. at
Moeller Funeral Home, Valparaiso.
The funeral service
will begin at 10:30 am Wednesday at the funeral home with burial at
may be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital or Shriners’ Children’s