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Angela "Angie" M. (Akina) Floeter

May 31, 1948 ~ July 26, 2020 (age 72)

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Angela "Angie" M. Floeter

May 31, 1948 - July 26, 2020

Angela "Angie" M. Floeter, 72, beloved wife, mother, and grandmother of Michigan City, Indiana, passed away Sunday, July 26, 2020 at 11:32 pm in Memorial Hospital of South Bend, Indiana.

A private family service will be held with a memorial celebration of her life to be held at a later date. Angie's ashes will be interred in her home state of Hawaii. The Ott/Haverstock Funeral Chapel, 418 Washington St., Michigan City, Indiana is handling arrangements.

She was born May 31, 1948 in Honolulu, HI to the late Allen and Laura (Kulaia) Akina. On November 1, 1972 in San Francisco, California she married Edward Floeter who survives.

Surviving are two daughters, Rachel (Donald) Upton, Victoria (Ramon) Kiner; son, Sam (Jules Jones) Akina; five grandchildren, Bianca Kiner, Xavier Kiner, Aaron Upton, Tesla Schock, Juniper Akina; three brothers, Theodore, Cyril, Stanislaus; sister, Ursula; and numerous other beloved family and friends. She was preceded in death by three brothers, Theophile, Brian, Ambrose; grandson, Jerrick Tyler Floeter.

Angie was a Navy veteran of the Vietnam era, whose unit was the recipient of the Navy Commendation Medal for its photographic work in locating the remains of the doomed nuclear submarine, USS Scorpion (SSN-589). Upon her return to Hawaii after service, Angie attended the University of Hawaii for a time, then permanently located to the USA mainland settling in San Francisco, where she married her life partner, Edward Floeter. Travel within the USA beckoned, and in the 1970's Angie moved between Michigan, Idaho, South Carolina, and Virginia, finally raising her family of three children in Charleston, Toledo, Baltimore, Ayr, Scotland, and Lewisville, Texas. Angie was employed in positions which demanded integrity, dependability and even some curiosity. She spent several years with the Chessie System (C&O Railroad) and in 2000, began her gaming career. She was a longtime member of Hamon Gray, American Legion Post 83, La Porte, IN. Her final wish was to be remembered as someone who daily struggled to leave her world a better place because she lived.

Contributions may be made to Wounded Warrior Project P.O. 7585167, Topeka, Kansas 66675-8516.

 

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