Mary Flaker

Wednesday, May 18, 2005

Mary D. Flaker, 82, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, May 16, 2005, at Lenoir Retirement Community in Columbia, Mo.

She was born May 21, 1922, in Salem, Mo., daughter of James E. and Susan Foust Cook. She and Clyde F. Flaker were married Dec. 7, 1944.

Flaker had been a secretary for a business machines retailer, and had worked at Remington Rand in St. Louis. She was a member of St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church and its Council of Catholic Women.

Survivors include her husband; two sons, Greg Flaker of Columbia, Mike Flaker of Sikeston, Mo.; two daughters, Lisa Green of Mandeville, La., Amy Craig of St. Louis; two sisters, Iona Stephens of Salem, Mo., Deloris Johnson of Columbia; and 10 grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a brother.

Friends may call at Lorberg Memorial Funeral Chapel from 4:30 to 8 p.m. Thursday. A vigil service will be held at 7.

The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Friday at St. Vincent's Church, with the Rev. Charlie Prost officiating. Burial will be in St. Mary's Cemetery.