Obituary for Philgreen

Published in the Albuquerque Journal on Wednesday January 06, 1999

Floyd A. Philgreen, a resident of Albuquerque since 1952, passed away in a local nursing home Tuesday, December 29, 1998. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Elizabeth. He is survived by his wife of 26 years, Elizabeth E. Philgreen of the family home; one daughter, Linda E. Philgreen, Shawnee, KS; two step-sons, Thomas Snook and wife, Rose Fehr, Tijeras, NM, and Herbert Snook; two sisters, Lillian Van Arsdale and husband, John, Lawson, MO, and Eunice M. Martin and husband, Gorby, Shawnee, KS; one brother, Edward Philgreen, Washington, IA; six grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. He was the world's greatest grandfather to six grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. He was an active member of Trinity United Methodist Church. He was a member of the Boy Scouts, was a Scout Master on the District Committee, and Institutional Representative of the Eagle Scouts since 1934, was a member of Desert Swingers Square Dancing Club and member of Presbyterian Auxiliary Health Care. Memorial services will be held Saturday, January 9, 1999, 10:00 a.m., at Trinity United Methodist Church with Rev. James Massey officiating. Interment of his cremated remains will be in Sandia Memory Gardens. Strong-Thorne Mortuary, 1100 Coal SE, in charge of arrangements.