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William and Florence "Bill and Flo" Fleischer

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William and Florence "Bill and Flo" Fleischer Obituary
William S. "Bill" Fleischer, age 88, and Florence M. "Flo" Fleischer, age 85, of Kirtland for the past 12 years and formerly of Chesterland.
Mr. Fleischer died Friday, July 25, 2014, at Golden Living Center, Kirtland, and Mrs. Fleischer died Saturday, July 26, 2014, at Lake West Medical Center, Willoughby. He was born January 19, 1926, and she was born June 22, 1929, both in Youngstown.
Mr. Fleischer spent 30 years as a teacher and principal in the Beachwood School System. One highlight of Bill's career, he was selected to join a group of educators from K.S.U. on a study tour of Scandinavian, European and Russian Schools. He managed the Mayfair swim club in Richmond Heights for 10 years.
Mrs. Fleischer was a retired secretary from the former Picker International in Highland Heights and the former National City Bank in Lyndhurst.
William earned a B.A. in education from Capital University in Columbus and an M.A. at Kent State University in Kent.
Florence attended a bible college in Chicago, Ill., before starting their family.
They attended Mentor United Methodist Church, Mentor. They belonged to the Wally Byam Club (Airstream Club). They both enjoyed spending time with their children and grandchildren.
He enjoyed gardening, playing chess and discussing world affairs. She enjoyed sewing.
He was a US Marine Veteran.
Survivors include their children, Gayle (Jim) Fleischer-Hurley of Las Vegas, John Fleischer of Cleveland, Susan (Chris) Cunningham of Kirtland, Karen (Kim) Hooper of Columbus; six grandchildren, Matthew, Philip, Kiah, Rose , Harold and Angela; and two great-grandchildren. Florence is survived by her sister, Laura North, of Sterling, Ill.
William is preceded in death by his parents, John and Mary Fleischer; and five brothers and sisters.
Florence is preceded in death by her husband of 64 years, William S. "Bill" Fleischer; parents, Cecil and Florence North; and two brothers.
Their funeral service will be held 10 a.m., Wednesday, July 30, 2014, in the chapel at Mentor United Methodist Church, 8600 Mentor Ave., Mentor, OH. 44060.
The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m., Tuesday, at Brunner Sanden Deitrick Funeral Home & Cremation Center, 8466 Mentor Ave., Mentor, OH 44060.
Interment will be in South Kirtland Cemetery, Kirtland.
In lieu of flowers, please make donations in their name to Hospice of the Western Reserve, 17876 St. Clair Ave., Cleveland, OH 44110.
Offer Condolences at www.brunners.com.

Published in www.News-Herald.com on July 28, 2014
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