Entry Date: 61

Exit Date: 63

Rating: ATS2

Squad: 21

Status: D: 03/09/2019

“Floyd Hazelman, 78, of Tremont, passed away Saturday, March 9, 2019 in Tremont.

He was born May 23, 1940 in Pekin to Oscar and Alice Luick Hazelman. He married Carol Sue Swaney on April 15, 1961. She passed away on December 26, 2008.

Surviving are one daughter, Susan (Eric) Anderson of Morton; one son, Robert (Donna) Hazelman of Pekin; four grandchildren, Amy Jones, Karen (Bobby) Newell, Bradley and Jordan Hazelman; Donna’s daughter, Danielle (Jared) Powley; four great grandchildren, Madison and Emilee Jones, Audrey and Mason Newell; Donna’s granddaughters, Makinzi Naramore and Ivy Powley; and very close friend, Sheila Barnette of Tremont.

He was preceded in death by his parents; one brother, Edward Hazelman.

Floyd worked at Caterpillar Inc. in Morton for 35 years.

He served in the U.S. Navy from 1958-1962.

He was a member of the Tremont Baptist Church. He was also an active member of the Tremont Historical Society and many other organizations.

His funeral will be at 10:00 am Friday March 15, 2019 at the Tremont Baptist Church. A visitation will be from 4-7 pm Thursday at the church and from 9:00-9:45 am before the service on Friday. Burial will be at Mount Hope Cemetery in Tremont with military honors accorded.

Memorials may be made to the Tremont Historical Society.”