Archive for Tuesday, October 15, 2002

John Andrew Flory

October 15, 2002


Graveside services for John Andrew Flory, 39, Lawrence, will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at Ivan Flory Farm in rural Douglas County. Close friends and family will meet at 9 a.m. Thursday at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home and go in procession to the farm.

Mr. Flory died Saturday, Oct. 12, 2002, in Shawnee County.

He was born Dec. 17, 1962, in Lawrence, the son of Ivan Leslie and Donna Mae (Denlinger) Flory. He grew up in rural Lawrence and attended Wakarusa School, South Junior High School and Lawrence Alternative School.

Mr. Flory worked at Co-op, Sturdy Home Builders and in the carpenters department at Kansas University for 14 years.

He married Shiela Renee Knaub in July 1991 in Lawrence. She died Nov. 10, 1996.

Survivors include his companion, Connie Morgan, of the home; a son, Jason, Lawrence; his parents, Lawrence; two brothers, Jim, Spearfish, S.D., and Jerald, Oskaloosa; and a sister, Janice Flory, Lawrence.

Friends may call from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. today and from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home, where family will receive friends from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday.

The family suggests memorials to the Jason Flory Memorial Fund, sent in care of the funeral home.

Online condolences may be sent at

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