LeRoy C. Flohrs
LeRoy C. Flohrs
TRUMAN — A Celebration of Life for LeRoy C. Flohrs, 99, of Truman, formerly of rural Trimont, Minn., will be 2 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 27, 2017, at Immanuel Lutheran Church, Galena Township, in rural Ormsby, Minn., with Rev. John Meyer officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery in rural Ormsby, Minn.
LeRoy died Thursday morning, Dec. 21, 2017, at Truman Senior Living in Truman, Minn. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service Wednesday at the church.
Messages of sympathy can be sent to the family online at www.kramerfuneralhome.com
LeRoy Clarence Flohrs was born March 20, 1918, in Waverly Township, Martin County, Minn., to Harry and Sophie Flohrs. He attended school at District 115 graduating from 8th grade. He was baptized and confirmed at Immanuel Lutheran Church, Galena Township, rural Ormsby, Minn.
On Jan. 20, 1940, he was united in marriage to Nellie Wohlenhaus at the Immanuel Lutheran Church parsonage. After their marriage, they lived and farmed the Flohrs family farm in rural Trimont until their retirement in 1983 moving to Truman. In 2005, LeRoy became a resident of Truman Assisted Living.
He was a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church. He belonged to Farm Bureau, Travelog, and the church Men’s Club. LeRoy enjoyed going to the car races in Fairmont, watching sports on TV especially the Twins, Vikings, and Lynx, golfing, going uptown for coffee, and playing cards.
Survivors include his children, Phyllis (Wallace) Richter of Mankato, Lynn Flohrs of Fairmont, Ralph (Cindi) Flohrs of Sioux Falls, S.D., Ted Flohrs of Forest Lake, Minn., Becky (Larry) Tapper of North Mankato, and Kim (Laura) Flohrs of rural Trimont; 18 grandchildren; 40 great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren; brothers-in-law, Glen Sawyer of Mora, and Uyrel Bicking of Brazil, Ind.; sisters-in-law, Ilene Wohlenhaus of Mora and Rae Flohrs of Fairmont; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
LeRoy was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Nellie; daughter, Sharon; granddaughter, Amy Harvey Flohrs; great-granddaughter, Angelina Voltin-Tapper; daughter-in-law, Dorothy Flohrs; brothers and sisters-in-law, Leonard, Stanley, and Oren Flohrs, Maxine, Hazel, and Bev Flohrs; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Jerry and George Dworshak, Marjorie Russell, Marcella Sawyer, and Tom Wohlenhaus; other relatives and friends.