Scott R. Flohr
SPRINGFIELD, IL - Scott R. Flohr, 54, passed away at 8:10 a.m., Monday, Sept. 2, 2013, at his home.
Scott was born Dec. 15, 1958, in Bucyrus, Ohio, the son of Delwyn D. and Emma Lee Heydinger Flohr.
Scott received numerous undergraduate and graduate degrees in history and education from the University of Illinois and Olivet Nazarene. He was a dedicated teacher at Franklin Middle School for nineteen years. During that time he was active in coaching various sports. His track and cross country teams competed for state titles.
Besides his fiancé and his students, he was passionate about Ohio State football, White Sox and Cardinal baseball, and his beloved dog, Frankie.
He was preceded in death by his father, Delwyn (Jess) Flohr.
He is survived by his mother, Emma Flohr of Clifton, Va.; fiancé, Katharine Keane of Springfield; three sisters: Christine (husband, Joseph) Mikrut of Clifton, Va., Pamela (husband, Kevin) Byczek of Tinley Park, and Kelly (husband, Joseph) Peri of Thorntown, Ind.; eight nieces and nephews: Matthew and Julie Anne Mikrut, Jeffrey (wife, Lisa) Byczek, Brenden, Meghan and Hunter Peri, and Matthew and Elizabeth Keane; numerous aunts, uncles and cousins and his Franklin Middle School family.
Cremation will be accorded by Butler Cremation Tribute Center following ceremonies.
Visitation: Family will receive friends from 5-8 p.m., Friday, Sept. 6, 2013, at Kirlin-Egan & Butler Funeral Home, 900 S. 6th St., Springfield.
Funeral Mass: 10:00 a.m., Saturday, Sept. 7, 2013, at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 1345 N. 6th St., Springfield, IL with Rev. Steven Janoski celebrant.
Memorials may be made to Franklin Middle School Athletic Fund, 1200 Outer Park Dr., Springfield, IL 62704.
Please visit butlerfuneralhomes.com to offer your condolences.
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