July 28, 1940 - October 31, 2020
Shloe (Floerke) Flanagan, 80 of Griswold, Iowa passed away Saturday, October 31, 2020. A visitation will be held on Friday, November 6, 2020, at 9:00 A.M. at Maple Hill Funeral Home with a funeral service to follow at 10. A graveside service will be held at Maple Hill Cemetery immediately following the funeral service. Shloe was born on July 28, 1940, the daughter of Albert and Agnes (Schirley) Floerke. In 1958, Shloe was wed to John Barrick, they had two sons: John Jr. and Geoff Barrick. In December of 1981, Shloe was joined in marriage to Larry Flanagan, they had their son, Matthew. She earned a graduate degree from UMKC and had a long career as a mental health counselor and spiritual healer. Throughout her life, her mission was to serve and help others, especially those less fortunate than herself. Shloe was known for having many hobbies and interests including bird watching, gardening, music, a profound love for crafts and theology. She was an exciting, creative, and talented person who was extremely extroverted. Shloe never met anyone she didn't want to befriend. However, she was extremely out-spoken and a dedicated worker against things she perceived as unjust. She was an advocate for women and minority rights and believed in the equality of all people. Shloe will be greatly missed by all who knew her. She was preceded in death by both of her parents; her brother Clive and husband Larry. Shloe is survived by her children John Jr. of Marengo, IA, Geoff (Barb) of Atlantic, IA, Matthew (Sarah) of Albemarle, NC; siblings Kent (Sandra) Floerke, William (Nancy) Floerke, Schiela Cox; grandchildren Jesse Barrick, John Barrick III, Ambri Refer, Seth (Kelsey) Refer, Sarah Barrick, Erin Barrick, Colin Flanagan, Maura Flanagan; great-grandson, Mason Refer, and many nieces and nephews.
Shloe (Floerke) Flanagan, 80 of Griswold, Iowa passed away Saturday, October 31, 2020. A visitation will be held on Friday, November 6, 2020, at 9:00 A.M. at Maple Hill Funeral Home with a funeral service to follow at 10. A graveside service... View Obituary & Service Information
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