Maj. Gen. Floyd W. Stewart, 94

Funeral services will be conducted today for retired Maj. Gen. Floyd W. Stewart, former assistant adjutant general of the California National Guard. He was 94 when he died last Saturday in Pomona Community Hospital after a short illness.

Stewart was a veteran of World Wars I and II. He was awarded a silver star in France during the first war as a member of the 5th Division field artillery, and then served in the Army's occupation of Germany.

He entered the National Guard after his return from Europe and was recalled to active duty with California's 40th Division in 1940. As a member of the Quartermaster Corps, he was in command of the supply base at Prince Rupert, Canada, which served American troops in Alaska and ultimately the Far East.

At the end of the war, he was assigned to Bremerhaven in Germany to oversee the raising of sunken German ships in order to reopen that port.

He returned to California, where he went back into the guard and became assistant adjutant general. He retired in 1954 and then made his home in Glendora.

He outlived two wives. He leaves eight children, 17 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren.

Services will be at 3 p.m. at Forest Lawn Memorial Park in Covina.

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