US Navy

Lloyd Eugene Florence

May 20, 1946 ~ July 4, 2021 (age 75)


Lloyd Florence went home on July 4, 2021. He was born May 20, 1946 in Junction City, Kansas, the son of George and Alice (Horne) Florence. 

Lloyd was a veteran who served his country from 1965 – 1969 in the submarine service. He was a cook.

He married Marlene Hill in 1967; they had 54 wonderful years together.  Lloyd enjoyed his museum and passing his knowledge of history to others. He loved visiting with and helping his many friends and family.

He was preceded in death by both parents.  Lloyd is survived by his wife Marlene Florence; son Jeff Florence and wife Jennifer; daughter Lori Knight and husband Randy; sister Myrta Townsend and husband Robert; grandchildren: Toby Florence (Jen), Elizabeth Florence, Tori Masters and Kate Masters; great-grandchildren: Max Olsen, McKenzie Olsen, Hayden Florence, Hudson Florence and Maverick Florence; and a host of friends.

A visitation for family and friends will be held from 5:30 - 7:00,  Thursday, July 15th, at Sawyer Funeral Chapel with a graveside service at Chalk Cemetery on Friday, July 16th, at 10:00. Memorial contributions may be sent in care of Helping Hands Humane Society, 5720 SW 21st St, Topeka, KS 66604.

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Visitation with the Family
July 15, 2021

5:30 PM to 7:00 PM
Sawyer Funeral Home
137 N Union Street
Council Grove, KS 66846

Graveside Service
July 16, 2021

10:00 AM
Chalk Cemetery
28720 Chalk Road
Alta Vista, KS 66834

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