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 Florence A “Flo” <I>Brothers</I> Van Blarcum

Florence A “Flo” Brothers Van Blarcum

Death 6 Mar 1999 (aged 71)
Burial Dubuque, Dubuque County, Iowa, USA
Memorial ID 62711959 · View Source
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Hannibal Courier-Post (MO) - Monday, March 8, 1999

DUBUQUE, Iowa - Florence (Flo) A. VanBlarcum, 71, of Dubuque, Iowa, died at 4:55 p.m. March 6, 1999, at Dubuque Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.

Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday at St. Patrick's Church. Burial will be at Resurrection Garden Mausoleum in Mount Calvary Cemetery.

Mrs. VanBlarcum was born April 11, 1927, in Pike, Ill., to Freeman O. and Mildred McCleery Brothers.

She was married to Charles I. (Van) VanBlarcum on Dec. 23, 1950, in Dubuque. He preceded her in death Feb. 23, 1988.

Survivors include her stepmother, Dorothy E. Brothers of Dubuque; three sisters, Glenna Mae Boullear of Hannibal, Eleanor J. Peasel of Hallsville and Sandy J. Johll of Dubuque; and five brothers, Delbert F. Brothers, David J. Johll, and Bill P. Johll, all of Dubuque, Orville L. Brothers of Kieler, Wis., and Ron J. Armstrong of Arlington Heights, Ill.

She was preceded in death by one brother, Charles E. Brothers.

Mrs. VanBlarcum was formerly employed in the St. Patrick's hot lunch program. She was an active member of St. Patrick's Parish, where she was a member and past president of the Rosary Guild. She also helped with St. Patrick's bingo games.

Mrs. VanBlarcum and her husband enjoyed traveling in Missouri and Colorado. She enjoyed playing bingo and cards.

Visitation will be from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. today at Behr's funeral home in Dubuque, where a parish wake service will begin at 4:30 p.m. today.

Memorials may be made to St. Patrick's Parish or the Hospice of Dubuque.

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  • Created by: Mr. Badger Hawkeye
  • Added: 8 Dec 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 62711959
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Florence A “Flo” Brothers Van Blarcum (11 Apr 1927–6 Mar 1999), Find A Grave Memorial no. 62711959, citing Mount Calvary Cemetery, Dubuque, Dubuque County, Iowa, USA ; Maintained by Mr. Badger Hawkeye (contributor 46542485) .