Luis Flores (1929 - 2017)

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Idalou- Luis Flores

Funeral mass for Luis Flores, 88 of Idalou will be at 2:00 pm on Monday, December 4, 2017 at St. Philip Benizi of Idalou with Father Jose Kochuparambil officiating. Interment will follow at Idalou Cemetery.

Family will receive friends at 5:00 pm, with a rosary being recited at 6:00 pm., today, Sunday, December 3, 2017 at St. Philip Benizi Catholic Church in Idalou.

Mr. Flores passed away on December 2, 2017 at his home surrounded by his loving family. He was born on June 21, 1929 in Dale, Texas to his late parents; Santiago and Sofia (Briceno) Flores. Luis married Inez Vasquez on May 1, 1947 in Creedmore, Texas. She preceded him in death on April 17, 2007.

Luis lived his Cursillo in San Angelo in 1962 and was an active Cursillista at St. Philip Benizi. He was a past member of The Holy Name Society and served as an usher at St. Patrick's Catholic Church in Lubbock. Mr. Flores enjoyed playing baseball in his younger days. Luis was a wonderful husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather and brother.

He is survived by three daughters; Rosie (Fred) Marmolejo Mary Flores, Carolyn (Manuel) Olivarez all of Idalou and one son; Jesse (Sally) Flores of Midland, 10 grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren and numerous great-great grandchildren, He also leaves behind four sisters; Ysabel Torres of Burlington, WI, Gregoria Hernandez and Frances Flores both of Creedmore, Texas, and Santos Castillo of Fennville, MI, three brothers; Henry Flores of Austin, Juan Flores of Holland, MI, and Manuel Flores of Idalou.

Luis was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, one sister; Beatrice Rios, three brothers; Miguel Flores, Antonio Flores and Meregildo Flores

He was a very special person who had a lot of friends that loved him dearly.


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407 N University
Lubbock, TX 79415
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Published in The Lubbock Avalanche-Journal from Dec. 3 to Dec. 4, 2017