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TOMTER, Floyd M.

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TOMTER, Floyd M. (Pigeon Falls, WI, Mar. 20, 1921--Dubuque, IA, May 24, 2015) The son of Ole and Hilda (Skoyen) Tomter, Floyd served with the U.S. Army Medical Corps during WORLD WAR II. On May 12, 1945, he married Doris T. Monson in Osseo, WI.

Floyd was employed as plant manager for Janlin Plastics Company and later as a mechanic and lane man at FISCHER LANES. Floyd was a member of the 700 Bowling Club and was inducted into the DUBUQUE BOWLING ASSOCIATION HALL OF FAME in 2005. Tomter competed in the Professional Men's league and Creslanes and subbed in several others. He was a part of 15 league championships and reached a peak in his career in 1976 winning two titles at the ABC Seniors Class D National Championship. He also won Iowa state seniors championships for scratch singles, handicap singles and all- events in 1992 and scored six national honor counts. He assisted with the junior program for many years.



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