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Mary Flaker

Wednesday, May 18, 2005

CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Mary D. Flaker, 82, died May 16, 2005, at Lenoir Retirement Community in Columbia.

Born May 21, 1922, in Salem, daughter of the late James E. and Susan Foust Cook, she 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.

On Dec. 7, 1944, she married Clyde F. Flaker who survives.

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

She was preceded in death by one brother.

Visitation is from 4:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday at Lorberg Memorial Funeral Chapel in Cape Girardeau with a vigil service at 7 p.m.

A 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.