Floyd William Schlosser

cmdrfloydschlosserFloyd William Schlosser, 84, died August 20, 2015 at the Harborview Medical Center in Seattle, Washington after a tumble down the stairs and a bump on the head developed into a massive brain hemorrhage.

He leaves Ginger Ann (Rosner) Schlosser, his wife of 46 years; his sons, Jeremy Rosner Schlosser and Peter Augustus Schlosser; his daughter, Emily Ann Schlosser; seven grandchildren and three great grandchildren; his sisters, Kathryn Frazier and Lois Hubbard of Ohio; many nieces and nephews; and numerous close friends. He was preceded in death by his sister, Margaret Giovanelli.

Floyd was born in Washington, Pennsylvania, the son of Harry Brown Schlosser and Clara Gertrude Wolford. He spent the majority of his childhood in Alliance, Ohio. As a young man he attended Eastern Nazarene College in Boston where he gathered a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry. After graduating, Floyd was employed as a Chemist. He then chose to serve this country in the United States Navy. During his 26 year naval career, he became known as one of the best naval aviators in the world and achieved the rank of Commander.

After his career in the Navy, Floyd pursued a second career as a psychologist. He attended floydSaint Mary’s College in Moraga, California and received a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology. Following that, he attended Sonoma State University in Rohnert Park, California and received a Master of Arts degree in Counseling. Floyd then attended the California Graduate School of Family Psychology for two years in the Doctoral Studies program. Ultimately, Floyd worked as a marriage and family therapist and later wrote child custody evaluations for the Solano County Court System. His work touched and improved the lives of countless families and individuals.

Floyd was a genuine and passionate soul who had a great love for life and whole-heartedly enjoyed the company of his fellows. His warm and sincere nature delighted children of any age. He proved to be a loving father, a dedicated provider and husband, and a humble servant of the Lord. He will be missed, but we are comforted by the faith his work continues amongst the heavenly host of angels.

Arrangements for a family memorial are pending. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the National Stroke Association, www.stroke.org.

2 Responses to “Floyd William Schlosser”

  • William J. Camarinos says:

    Bill (Floyd) Schlosser was a lifelong friend. We shared many fond memories. I miss him already. Heartfelt condolences to Ginger and the entire Schlosser family.

  • Sgt. PLOTKE says:

    Proud to say that I have had the Privilege and the Honor to have served with the good Commander Sempre Fi

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