Obituaries
Print This Page

Floyd Henry Broman, a dedicated Greenhouse Grower, loving husband, father, and faithful member of his community, passed away on October 1, 2023, at the age of 81. He was born on March 31, 1942, in Minneapolis, Minnesota, to Hugo and Clara (Hedlund) Broman.

Floyd’s early years were spent on a farm in Plymouth, Minnesota, where he cultivated a strong work ethic and a deep appreciation for the land. After graduating from high school in Wayzata, he made a commitment to his country by enlisting in the Army. Upon completing his service, Floyd returned to his family’s farm, where he continued the agricultural tradition that he held dear.

On September 17, 1966, Floyd embarked on a new chapter of his life when he married the love of his life, Carol Good, at John Hus Presbyterian Church in Minnetonka, MN. Their union was a testament to their unwavering love and partnership, spanning nearly six decades.

In 1965, Floyd embarked on a new chapter in his farming journey, starting his wholesale greenhouse business which he then moved to Corcoran, MN in 1978, primarily focusing on bedding plants and vegetable cultivation. His passion and dedication to his greenhouse were second to none, and it became the cornerstone of his life’s work. Over the years, Floyd’s commitment to the agricultural community was unwavering, and he served as a dedicated board member of the Central Minnesota Vegetable Growers Association. In recognition of his exceptional contributions, Floyd was honored with numerous awards, including the prestigious University of Minnesota Family Farm of the Year in 2017.

Beyond the fields, Floyd was an active participant in the Minneapolis Farmer’s Market, where he shared his harvest and knowledge with the community. His involvement in Word of Peace Church in Rogers was equally important to him. Floyd was a member since 1978 and even served as president of the congregation for many years. His faith was a guiding force in his life, and he volunteered tirelessly to support his church.

In addition to his farming and faith commitments, Floyd was a devoted Vikings fan. His charismatic personality and love for banter made him a joy to be around, and he was known for his unbiased and unwavering support for his loved ones. His loyalty, unmatched work ethic, and above all, his generosity, were his defining characteristics.

Floyd was preceded in death by his parents, Hugo and Clara, as well as his brothers, Bruce and Roy, and sisters, Marcene Olson and Lucille Broman.

He is survived by his wife, Carol; sons, Kevin (Sara) and James (Kate); his cherished grandchildren, Austin (24), Allie (21), and Cooper (14); and his siblings, Ben (Ruth), Sylvia (Sheldon) Severson, Rita Kelly, and David Broman. Floyd also leaves behind numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends.

Visitation will be held Wednesday, November 8, 2023 at The Peterson Chapel of St. Michael-Albertville from 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM. A memorial service to celebrate Floyd’s life will be held Thursday, November 9, 2023 at 11:00 AM with visitation one hour prior at Word of Peace Lutheran Church in Rogers, MN. Inurnment will take place at Word of Peace Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family kindly requests that memorials be directed to Word of Peace Lutheran Church in Rogers.

Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to The Peterson Chapel of St. Michael-Albertville. Online condolences for the family may be directed to www.thepetersonchapel.com.

7 Guestbook Entries

  1. Don & Theresa Hettwer

    Jamie, Kate and Cooper, our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time.

    Reply
  2. C. LeRoy Erickson & Laurie Raymond

    We are so sorry to hear about your dad, grandpa, father-in-law. Your whole family is in our thoughts and prayers.

    Reply
  3. Marian Neumann

    Oh no—I’m so sorry to read this!!! My favorite “tease” at the Corcoran Bank.
    Carol & boys—my deepest sympathy!!

    Butch & Marian Neumann

    Reply
  4. Jean Bumgardner

    A man of faith…A man of love … A man of laughter. He will be missed.

    Reply
  5. Christine Williams

    So sorry to hear of the dearth of your father and brother. Our sympathy, Steve & Chris Williams

    Reply
  6. Phil and Leta Frazier

    Carol and Floyd enriched our lives through the years with their gracious friendship and flowers!

    Reply
  7. Marion Conwell

    To the family of Floyd and Carol:
    They were wonderful, active and caring members of Word of Peace for many years. They did everything they could to spread God’s love and they made the world a better place. They will be missed by everyone who knew them. Our deepest sympathy to their family

    Reply

Submit a Guestbook Entry

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *