Fred B. Fleener Sr.
Fred B. Fleener Sr., 79, of Mt. Vernon died 9:25 p.m.
Aug. 14, 2005, at his residence in Mt. Vernon. He was
employed in the maintenance department for the city of
Mt. Vernon and later worked for Precision Engineering,
also in Mt. Vernon.
Mr. Fleener was born Oct. 30, 1925, in Mt. Vernon to
William Ray Fleener and Connie (Webb) Fleener Shores.
He married Mildred Lucille "Shorty" (Douglas) Fleener
Sept. 6, 1946; she preceded him in death Aug. 2, 2002.
Funeral services will be held 1 p.m. Wednesday at Hughey
Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon. The Rev. Larry Jones will
officiate. Burial will follow at Mt. Vernon Memorial Gardens
in Mt. Vernon, with full military honors conducted by the
members of Mt. Vernon American Legion Post 141. Friends may
call from 5 to 8 p.m. today at Hughey Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon.
Mr. Fleener is survived by two daughters, Rita Heck and husband
Larry of Mt. Vernon and Theresa Karch and husband Robert of Bluford;
two sons, Fred B. Fleener Jr. and wife Margaret of West Virginia and
J.K. Fleener and wife Sarah of Johnston City; a sister, Helen Henley
of Whiteland, Ind.; a sister-in-law, Annie Fleener of Indianapolis, Ind.;
20 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife; a son, Ronald Eugene
Fleener; a grandchild; three great-grandchildren; two brothers; and a sister.
Mr. Fleener served in the U.S. Navy during World War II and was a member of
Mt. Vernon American legion Post 141 and the Mt. Vernon Church of God.
For those who wish, memorials may be made to St. Mary's Good Samaritan
Hospice and will be accepted at the funeral home or may be mailed to Hughey
Funeral Home, P.O. Box 721, Mt. Vernon, IL 62864. Arrangements have been
entrusted to the care of Hughey Funeral Home, where you may call 242-3348
for further information.
Date: 17 Aug 2005
Submitted by: Robert W. Loman