URSA, Ill. -- Lowell Flachs, 81, of Ursa, died Tuesday (Aug. 5, 2014) in Blessing Hospital, Quincy. He was born May 3, 1933, in Quincy, a son of Emmo Andrew and Ella Pauline Flachs. He married Alberta Elizabeth Stierlin on July 28, 1954. She survives. Mr. Flachs was a 26-year veteran of the United States Navy. He later worked for Bayview Building Supply. Lowell, along with his wife, raised and showed dachshunds. He also greatly enjoyed computers. In addition to his wife, survivors include his children, Lowell Andrew Flachs and his wife, Jane, of Quincy, Susan Marie Vermillion and her husband, Wilbur Savidge, of North Ridgeland Hills, Texas, and Janet Flachs MacMillan and her husband, Keith, of Royce City, Texas; five grandchildren, John Hamann and his wife, Kia, Heather Daley and her husband, Jeff, Gene Vermillion and his wife, Nicole, Trey Spitzer and Joshua Flachs; 10 great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives. Lowell was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Melvin, Kenith and Jack Flachs; and sisters, Doris Simmons and Jane Lay. SERVICES: Graveside services with military honors will be at 11 a.m. Monday, Aug. 11, in Sunset Cemetery located at the Illinois Veterans Home. VISITATION: 4 to 7 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 10, in the Duker and Haugh Funeral Home. MEMORIALS: Homeward Bound Waggin. ARRANGEMENTS: Duker and Haugh Funeral Home. Condolences may be expressed online at www.whig.com.
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Published in Quincy Herald-Whig from Aug. 7 to Aug. 9, 2014