Irma was born on February 21, 1918, in Monett, the daughter of Fred William Meyer and Alma Helen (Lampe) Meyer. She had worked in the accounting department for Safeway Grocery in Ft. Worth, Texas for over 20 years. Irma was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Freistatt. She was involved in the L.W.M.L. "Ladies Aid" both in Texas and Freistatt. She was a member of the Freistatt Friendship Club and the American Legion Ladies Auxiliary.
Irma married W.C. "Bill" Flowers on June 11, 1943, in Freistatt. They were blessed with over 68 years together. He survives. Additional survivors include one brother: Raymond Meyer and his wife, Betty, of San Jose, Calif.; one sister: Lorna Flowers, of Springfield, Mo.; two sisters-in-law: Helen Barnes, of Galena, Kan. and Janice Meyer, of Monett; and a host of nieces, nephews, extended family and dear friends. She was preceded in death by her parents, Fred W. and Alma Meyer; one brother, Arthur Meyer; three sisters, Vera Tate, Della Ruth Flowers and Orba Flowers; two brothers-in-law, John D. Tate and Charles Rex Flowers; and one niece, Joanna Tate.
Funeral services for Mrs. Flowers will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, March 20, 2012, at the Trinity Lutheran Church in Freistatt. Visitation will begin at 9:30 a.m. prior to the service in the chapel. Interment will be in the Trinity Lutheran Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the Trinity Lutheran Radio Broadcast or the Lutheran Braille Workers in care of the funeral home.
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