COLUMBUS, KS —
Louis H. Flowers, age, 82, of Satellite Beach, Fla., passed away Sunday, Aug. 26, 2012, at Holmes Regional Medical Center.
He was born Dec. 16, 1929, at Picher, Okla. He grew up in Treece, Kan. He graduated from CCCHS with the class of 1947. He attended his 65th class reunion in June.
He taught school for nine years before entering the military in 1951. He earned his Bachelor and Masters degrees from KSTC in Pittsburg, Kan.
He started working as a computer programmer at Boeing in Wichita. He then worked fro RCA for 25 years as a computer programmer and manager before retiring in 1989.
Surviving are his wife, Alberta; two sons, Don and Rick; five brothers, Larry, John, Paul, David and Delbert; one sister, Nedra Barnes; and one grandson, Donald. He was predeceased by his parents; one son, Stephen; and two brothers, Bill and Ronald.
The family will receive friends from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 1, at Derfelt Funeral Home, Columbus. A funeral service will follow. Burial will be in Hosey Hill Cemetery, Weir, Kan.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Melboune Kidney Center in care of the funeral home.
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