Floyd E. Lyneis, 85

Floyd E. Lyneis of Grafton, formerly of Cedarburg, passed away peacefully at Horizon Hospice in Mequon on March 3, 2014, at the age of 85.

Floyd was born in Milwaukee on Jan. 15, 1929, the son of Floyd J. and Cora L. (nee Kirchhahn) Lyneis. Floyd graduated from Rufus King High School in 1947. Floyd was united in marriage on June 18, 1949, to Mary (Nee Holevas).  Floyd was a former submariner with the Naval Reserves.  Floyd worked as an electrician and in the electrical industry his whole life.
Floyd owned/operated Lyneis Electric and was also an electrical inspector for many years.  Floyd was a member of the Ozaukee County Fair Board for many years and was involved with many in the Ozaukee County 4-H programs and also the Ozaukee County Agricultural Society.  In his early years Floyd was a Boy Scout leader and Scoutmaster.  He enjoyed the Green Bay Packers, deer hunting with his boys in Crivitz, traveling to Door County for summer vacations, fishing and golfing, but most importantly spending time with his grandchildren.

Floyd is survived by his wife, Mary; children,  Amy (Mark) Matter, Mark (Monika) Lyneis, David Lyneis, Andrew (Christine) Lyneis and Christopher (Nancy) Lyneis; grandchildren, Nicholas (Kendra) Matter, Nathan Matter, Thomas, Megan and Jack Lyneis, Emily and Jed Lyneis, Amanda, Andrew “Buck” Jr. and Kelsey Lyneis, Haley and Bradley Karrels, Nicole (Bill) Wellenstein and Brandon Wellenstein; great-grandchildren, Colson Matter and Summer Samens; other relatives and many friends.

Floyd was preceded in death by granddaughter, Erika Lyneis, and great-grandson, Braydon Matter.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. Francis Borgia North Catholic Church in Cedarburg on Monday, March 10, 2014, at 11 a.m.  Visitation will be held at Mueller Funeral Home & Crematory in Cedarburg on Sunday, March 9, from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.  A light reception will be held at the church following Mass on Monday.

In lieu of flowers, memorials to Stop CMV or the National Down Syndrome Society are appreciated. Online condolences may be sent by visiting www.muellerfuneralhome.com. Mueller Funeral Home & Crematory is assisting the family.