DONALD C. FLOWERS, 61 ROCKFORD - Donald C. Flowers, 61, of Rockford, died peacefully on Wednesday, April 3, 2013, in Rosewood Care Center. Born Feb. 6, 1952, in Dyess, Ark., the son of Virgil Nathan and Helen Elizabeth (Andrews) Flowers. Don was a graduate of Stillman Valley High. He joined the U.S. Air Force in 1971. He married Cecile K. Morris May 23, 1981, in Rockford. Don had a unique sense of humor, intense curiosity and love of learning, especially with computer science. He is survived by his wife, Cecile of Rockford; children, Rachel A. Flowers of Iowa City, Iowa and John M. Flowers of Des Moines, Iowa; twin brother, Ron (Terry) Flowers; sister, Cynthia (Clarence) Seale; and numerous nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his father, Virgil; uncle, Vernon; and brother, Doug whom all passed away from Huntington's disease; and mother, Helen. Memorial visitation will be from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday, April 6, in Olson Funeral & Cremation Services, Ltd., Fred C. Olson Chapel, 1001 2nd Ave. Memorials to the family for the Huntington's Disease Society of Rockford. To share a memory or online condolence, visit olsonfh.com.
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Published in Rockford Register Star from Apr. 5 to Apr. 6, 2013