Floyd Delbert Enegren, 87, of Baldwin City, Kansas, passed away Sunday, Jan. 10, 2021, at his home.
Funeral services will be 10 a.m., Saturday, Jan. 16, 2021, at Heritage Baptist Church, Lawrence, Kansas. The service will also be live streamed on the funeral home Facebook page for friends wanting to pay their respects. Burial will follow at Oakwood Cemetery, Baldwin City, Kansas. The family will meet with friends from 6-8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 15, 2021, at Lamb-Roberts-Price Funeral Home, Baldwin City, Kansas. The family suggest memorials to the David Diehl Missionary Fund be sent c/o Lamb-Roberts-Price Funeral Home, P.O. Box 14, Ottawa, Kansas, 66067. Condolences may be e-mailed to the family through www.lamb-roberts.com.
Floyd was born May 7, 1933, in Conway Springs, Kansas, the son of Fred Enegren and Ethel (Harrington) Enegren. Floyd grew up in the Clearwater, Kansas area graduating from Clearwater High School with the class of 1951. He later graduated from Kansas State University in 1960 with a degree in Electrical Engineering.
Floyd proudly served his country in the United States Army from 1953 to 1955. During his service, Floyd was one of the men worked on the Polaris missile.
Floyd began his professional career working for General Dynamics in California and King Radio, Olathe, Kansas. He soon decided to start his own business and operated Enegren Electronics in Olathe, Kansas, for over 50 years until his retirement in 2015. During his career, Floyd invented a machine to measure the velocity of a bullet and created a handheld magnet that could be turned off and on.
Floyd was a member of Calvary Baptist Church, Ottawa, Heritage Baptist Church, Lawrence, and attended Lighthouse Baptist Church, Baldwin City. He was a part of the Old A’s Model A Car Club, and an active Sunday school teacher for many years.
On January 27, 1957, Floyd was united in marriage to Carol Cunningham at Westside Baptist Church, Wichita, Kansas. They shared 63 years of devotion and love.
Floyd is survived by his wife, Carol Enegren, Baldwin City, Kansas; four children, Gayle Inge and her husband, Rob, Omaha, Nebraska; Martin Enegren and his wife, Jeri, Goddard, Kansas;, Sara Yardley and her husband, Dan, Baldwin City, Kansas; David Enegren and his wife, Keri, Goddard, Kansas; one sister, Mildred Stormant, Overland Park, Kansas; 20 grandchildren, Laura (Kellen) Hoover, Rachel (Caleb) Simmons, Bethany and Katelyn Inge, Nathan (Angie) Enegren, Danny (Shanda) Enegren, Tina (Ryan) Dick, Elizabeth (Erik) Kangas, Victoria Guerrero, Hannah (Robin) Altoft, Amelia (Tyler) Perry, Olivia (Adam) Canterbury, Maggie (Clay) Swanson, Caroline (Andrew) Markley, Luke, Gloria, and Tabitha Yardley, TJ, Levi, and Jack Enegren, and 22 great grandchildren.
He is preceded in death by his parents, three siblings; John Enegren, Dorothy Enegren, and Donald Enegren, and his children, infant twins, Annette and Teresa.
Posted online on January 13, 2021