Floyd Newt Ladd Age 82, passed away May 13, 2013 in Lansing, Michigan. He was born September 11, 1930 in Tullahoma, TN to the late Lee Roy Ladd and Virgie Evelyn Holt. He graduated from Wayne State University with a degree in Engineering and went on to work for General Motors and Ford Motor where he developed patents and ultimately retired. He served in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean Conflict and was an avid University of Michigan sports fan. He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Novella (nee Tribble); son, Mark E. (Susanne) of Essen, Germany; daughter, Mary E. Ladd of Grand Ledge; grandchildren, Mirjam and Noel; sister, Melissa Cantrell of Hixson, TN. Floyd is preceded in death by brothers, Norman, James, Edd and Roy; sisters, Evelyn Arlow and Christina Huffman. Visitation will be Friday, May 17, 2013 at the Holihan-Atkin Funeral Home Grand Ledge from 10:00am until time of funeral service 11:00am. Interment will take place at Cadillac Memorial Gardens West in Westland, Wayne County, Michigan. Memorial contributions may be made to Shults-Lewis Child and Family Services, P.O. Box 471 Valparasio, Indiana 46384. Memories and online condolences can be shared at www.holihanatkin.com.
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Published in Lansing State Journal on May 19, 2013
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