Cletus Flittner

Cletus Anthony Flittner
Evansville, Ind.
Cletus Anthony Flittner, 92, of Evansville, Ind., passed away on Tuesday, January 7, 2014, at St. Mary's Medical Center.
Cletus was born in Evansville, Ind., on February 15, 1921, to the late Raymond and Florine (Kempf) Flittner. He graduated from Memorial High School in 1939. Cletus was a United States Navy Veteran who served during WWII, active in both German and Japanese Theatres. He retired from Kenny Kent Chevrolet. He was a member of Christ the King Catholic Church.
Cletus is survived by his wife of 73 years, Dolores Eileen (Ulmo) Flittner; daughters, Dolores "Lori" (Raymund) Martin, of Plymouth, Ind., Mary Patricia "Tricia" (Donald) Rupprecht, of Naples, Fla., Deneice (Stan) Henderson, Kathryn (Stephen) LaPlante and Janice (Tom) Small, all of Evansville, Ind.; sons, Raymond (Maggie) Flittner, of Lebanon, Ohio, Ronald (Sue Ann) Flittner, of Neenah, Wis., Donald (Kim) Flittner, of Mooresville, N.C., and Charles (Marsha) Flittner, of Elmwood, Neb.; daughter-in-law, Karen Flittner, of Newburgh, Ind.; sister, Mary Ann Sampson, of Fla.; brothers, Bernard (Sue) Flittner, of Fla., Arnold (Barbara) Flittner, of Evansville, Ind., Ray Flittner, of Evansville, Ind., and Norbert (Barbara) Flittner, of Fla.; 29 grandchildren; and 35 great-grandchildren.
Cletus was preceded in death by his parents; sons, Cletus Flittner Jr., and Kenneth Flittner; sisters, Evelyn Raben, Dolly Remeke and Angie Segers; brothers, Kenneth Flittner and Stanley Flittner.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, January 11, 2014, at Christ the King Catholic Church, 3010 E. Chandler, Evansville, Ind., 47714 with Father Alex Zenthoefer celebrating. Burial will follow at St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery, where the Retired Veterans Memorial Club will conduct military rites.
Friends may visit from 2 to 8 p.m. on Friday, January 10, 2014 at Browning Funeral Home, 738 Diamond Avenue Evansville, IN 47711, where a memorial service and rosary will be held at 7 p.m. Friends may also visit from 10 a.m. until service time on Saturday at the church.
Memorial contributions may be made to Christ the King Catholic Church, Cincinnati Children's Hospital or .
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Browning Funeral Home
738 Diamond Ave.  Evansville, IN 47711
(812) 425-2896

Published in Courier Press on Jan. 9, 2014