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Margaret Flohr

Wednesday, October 24, 2012

Margaret A. Flohr, age 91, of Storm Lake, died October 18, at the Buena Vista Regional Medical Center in Storm Lake.

Margaret Ann Mills was born July 9, 1921 in Greenville, the daughter of Lewis Edgar and Myrtle (LaRue) Mills. Growing up she attended school in Greenville where she graduated from Greenville Consolidate School in 1938. Following high school graduation, she attended Buena Vista College in Storm Lake for two years. As a sophomore in 1939 at Buena Vista College, she was the Homecoming Queen.

On September 25, 1940, Margaret was united in marriage to Kenneth Lyle Flohr in Sioux City. Together, they were blessed with three children: Linda Ann, Thomas James, Janis Kay.

Margaret was a member of the United Methodist Church in Storm Lake where she was very active in various circles. She was also a member of PEO Chapter EP, Elks Lodge, Kiwanis Kweens, Lake Creek Country Club, and the Hospital Auxiliary.

Margaret loved nature, especially roses and listening to the birds sing. Margaret always loved dancing with her husband at the Cobblestone Ballroom. She was an avid bridge player and obtained the Silver Life Master in Duplicate Bridge. In her spare time, she enjoyed traveling, especially to Hawaii and Europe. Margaret and Ken enjoyed many years of retirement in Weslaco, Texas. She loved her family and will be deeply missed by all who knew and loved her.

Those left to cherish her memory include her children: Thomas Flohr of Sioux City; Janis Flohr Heuberger of Northbrook, Ill.; grandchildren: Michael Todd Flohr of Maple Grove, Minn.; Rebecca (Tim) Potter of Wichita, Kan.; James (Shannon) Hall of Wichita, Kan.; Adam Kenneth Flohr of Omaha, Neb.; Lisa Heuberger of Chicago, Ill.; Allison Heuberger of Northbrook, Ill.; four great grandchildren: Madeleine Potter; Olivia, Maya, and James Hall III; sister-in-law, Irene Flohr Barels of Indianapolis, Ind.; nieces; nephews; extended family and friends.

Margaret was preceded in death by her husband, Kenneth Lyle Flohr; daughter, Linda Ann Flohr; brothers: Dean, Vernon, and Roger Mills; and sisters: Helen Sproul; Ruth Nelson; and Virginia Tymeson.

Memorial gifts will be contributed to the United Methodist Church of Storm Lake in memory of Margaret Ann Flohr.