Floyd Palensky

Floyd Palensky, a resident of Highpoint Village in Enumclaw, died Feb. 10, 2015.

He was born Oct. 19, 1925, in Crete, N.D. He grew up farming with his family and continued farming following graduation. In 1947 he met and married Irene Louma and, together, they farmed and raised three children. In 1967, they moved to Auburn, Wash., where he worked for Boeing and National Can Co. In 1976 they moved to Enumclaw and became active at Sacred Heart Church. He retired in 1990 from driving for Far Construction and continued hobbies that involved gardening, old cars and playing pool.

He is survived by sons Jerry Palensky of Zap, N.D., and Allen (Charli) of Auburn; three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

A funeral Mass was celebrated Feb. 16 at Sacred Heart Church. Graveside services took place at St. Charles Catholic Cemetery in Oakes, N.D.