Contributed by Amy Robbins-Tjaden
Description: Marie Flohr Died July 15Date: July 23 1981
Source: newspaper clipping
Marie Flohr, 86, a Benson native, died at 2:14 a.m. Wednesday, July 15, at St Francis Hospital Medical Center, Peoria, where she had been a patient 10 days.
Mrs Flohr was born Nov. 16, 1894, a daughter of Jacob and Mochie de Freese Backer. She married Theodore G. Flohr Nov. 26, 1914 at Benson. He died Nov. 12, 1953.
Surviving are three sons, Edgar B., T. Arnold and Lloyd J., all of Benson; three daughters, Amelia Heyle, Arlington, Texas; Freda Flohr, Peoria, Matilda Peters, Washington; six grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren.
Three brothers and three sisters preceded her in death.
Mrs Flohr was a member of St Peter Lutheran Church to which memorials may be made.
Her funeral was Friday at St Peter Lutheran church near Benson, the Rev Bruce Hanson officiated. Burial was in St Peter Lutheran cemetery.