Archive for Thursday, January 25, 2007

Obituary: Calvin F. Flory


January 25, 2007

Funeral services for Calvin F. Flory, 78, Lawrence, will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Central United Methodist Church, Lawrence. Burial will follow at 1 p.m. at the Washington Creek Cemetery, Douglas County.

Mr. Flory died Monday, Jan. 22, 2007, at the University of Kansas Medical Center in Kansas City, Kan.

He was born Jan. 21, 1929, the son of Arthur and Blanche Fox Flory. He was an alumnus of McPherson College.

As a young man, he ran can milk routes and bulk milk routes for this area. He was also an employee of Farmland for 33 years. He retired in 1991.

He was a member of Central United Methodist Church.

Survivors include his wife, Jean Flory of the home; a son, Stan Flory, Lawrence; a daughter, Carol Taul, Baldwin City; a brother, Raymond Flory, Lawrence; and six grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Friday at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home, 601 Indiana St., Lawrence.

The family suggests memorials to the Central United Methodist Church or Heifer Project International, sent in care of Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home, P.O. Box 1260, Lawrence 66044.

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