Saturday, March 20, 2010

Ray A. Flora Obituary

Ray A. Flora, age 61, of Birchwood, WI died Sunday, January 11, 2009 at the Veterans Hospital in Minneapolis, MN.

Ray was born November 2, 1947 to Earl and Margaret (Reed) Flora in Menomonie, WI. They moved to Birchwood where he graduated from the Birchwood High School. He then entered the US Marine Corp serving in Vietnam, and after receiving an Honorable Discharge as a MC Sgt, he returned to Birchwood where he farmed and drove truck.

Ray Flora is survived by 7 sisters, Darda Flora of Rice Lake, WI, Ruth Flora of Birchwood, WI, Jane Story of Birchwood, WI, Mary Peters of Brimfield, IL, Lucy Strand of Stone Lake, WI, Koneta Bierchell of Partlow, VA and Christine Flora of Hayward, WI; 5 brothers, Earl Flora of Birchwood, WI, Lee Flora of Red Granite, WI, Noel Flora of Birchwood, WI, Samuel Flora of Reno, NV and Clint Flora of Birchwood, WI; nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, Earl and Margaret Flora and a brother, Randy Flora.

Funeral Services will be held 1:00 PM Friday, January 16, 2009 at Appleyard's Home for Funerals in Rice Lake, WI, Rev. Lawrence Hawley officiating. Spring interment will be in the Irving Creek Cemetery at a later date. Friends may call from 11 AM - 1 PM Friday at Appleyard's Home for Funerals.

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