|Birth: ||Dec. 10, 1920|
|Death: ||Aug. 11, 2008|
Rock Island County
Leila L. Flores, 87, of East Moline, formerly of Rock Island, passed away Monday Aug. 11, 2008, at Forest Hill Health and Rehab Center, East Moline.
Services will be 10 a.m. Monday, Aug. 18, at St. Mary's Catholic Church, Rock Island. Visitation will be 2-5 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 17, at Wheelan-Pressly Funeral Home, 3030 7th Ave., Rock Island, where there will be a rosary recited at 2 p.m. Burial will be at National Cemetery, Arsenal Island. Memorials may be left to the family.
Leila was born on Dec. 10, 1920, in Dodge City, Kan., the daughter of Locadeo "Jack" and Micaela Lopez Segura. She married Ralph "Tonto" Flores in January of 1938, in Rock Island. He preceded her in death on Dec. 19, 2004.
Leila had retired from IH Farmall, Rock Island, as an inspector. After her retirement she enjoyed volunteering at the former Franciscan Hospital, Rock Island.
Mrs. Flores was a member of the former St. Joseph Catholic Church, Rock Island. She also was a member of the LULAC Club, Davenport, where she was the first woman of the year. Leila enjoyed bingo, bowling and was an avid Chicago Cubs and Alleman Pioneers fan.
Leila is survived by her daughters and sons-in-law, Sandy and Frank Morel, Rock Island, Patty and Ron Boyd, Milan; son and daughter-in-law, Ralph "Jay" Flores Jr. and Sue Feller, Davenport; grandchildren (and spouses), Jeff (Ann) Boyd, Ronna Boyd, Brian (Angie) Morel, Scott (LeRon) Morel, Frank (Megan) Morel, Susan (Brett) Clark, Nikki Morel, Kayla, Anthony, Gabriel and Madison Flores; 11 great-grandchildren; sisters, Leora Flores, Amilia Neff; brothers, Rudolph Segura, Raymond Segura; and numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; two sisters, Lucy and Margaret; four brothers, Sam, Dan, Al and Manuel.
(Rock Island Argus, Aug. 14, 2008)
Ralph Flores (1918 - 2004)
Rock Island National Cemetery
Rock Island County
Plot: X - 449
Created by: Paul Mack
Record added: Nov 23, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 62047677