Kay F. Flaucher (1934 - 2015)

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INDEPENDENCE – Kay F. Flaucher, 81 years old of Independence, died Friday, Nov. 20, 2015, at the Buchanan County Health Center, Independence. He was born Feb. 18, 1934 in Lamont, Iowa, the son of Karl Edwin Flaucher and Clara (Kann) Flaucher. He graduated from Lamont High School in 1952 and served in the US Navy during the Korean Conflict. On May 4, 1957, he was united in marriage to Joan Margaret Higgins at St. John's Catholic Church in Independence. At the age of 12 he started working as a meat cutter in Lamont and later worked at Holder's Frozen Foods and Corn Blossom/Iowa Ham in Independence. He was a member of St. John's Catholic Church and lifetime member of the VFW in Independence.
Mr. Flaucher is survived by seven sons, Greg (Kathy) Flaucher of Granite Falls, Wash., Mike (Kathy) Flaucher of Independence, Terry (Lisa) Flaucher of Olathe, Kan., Steve (Angie) Flaucher of Independence, Martin (Beth) Flaucher of Independence, Daniel (Lynette) Flaucher of Independence, and Randy (Kelly) Flaucher of Jesup; 17 grandchildren; three great grandchildren; one brother, Gordon (Joann) Flaucher of Langhorn, Pa.
His parents; wife, Joan; three brothers, Harold, Gene and Marvin Flaucher; and three sisters, Rita Gaffney, Betty Connolly, and Gloria Flaucher in infancy, preceded him in death.
Mass of Christian Burial was 10:30 a.m. - Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2015, at St. John's Catholic Church, Independence, with Fr. Donald J. Plamondon as celebrant. Music was by Mary Schubich, organist and the St. John's Choir. Burial was in the church cemetery. Visitation was 2 to 8 p.m. Monday, Nov. 23 with a Rosary at 3 p.m., Military Memorial Service at 6 p.m. and Vigil Service at 7:30 p.m. all at White Funeral Home, Independence. Memorials will be directed to Bechter-Boise VFW Post 2440, Sheehan-Tidball American Legion Post 30, St. John's School and the Independence Garden Club.
White Funeral Home, Independence was in charge of arrangements.
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Published in Independence Bulletin-Journal from Nov. 25 to Dec. 5, 2015
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