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Mary Ella (Fulkerson) Flickinger

October 21, 1930 ~ October 19, 2019 (age 88)
Mary Ella Flickinger, 88, of Sterling, passed away October 19, 2019 at Mennonite Manor, South Hutchinson. She was born October 21, 1930 in Dodge City, Kansas, the daughter of George and Carrie Justice Fulkerson. Mary was a near lifelong Sterling resident. She graduated from Sterling High School with the class of 1948, and later received her Bachelor’s Degree in Education from Sterling College in 1989. Mary was a farm wife. She was a member of First United Methodist Church, Sterling. On July 24, 1949, Mary was united in marriage with Robert Leo Flickinger in Sterling. He preceded her in death on May 31, 2015. She is also preceded in death by her parents; son, James Flickinger; and daughter, Catherine Flickinger Caldwell. Mary is survived by her three children, Janice Louise Duran and husband David of Elephant Butte, NM, Norman Scott Flickinger of Sterling, and Bradley Wayne Flickinger and wife Rhonda of Sterling; nine grandchildren; and nineteen great-grandchildren. Funeral service will be at 11:00 A.M., Saturday, October 26, 2019 at First United Methodist Church, Sterling with Pastor Amy Foster officiating. Burial will be at Sterling Community Cemetery. Visitation will be from 2:00 until 7:00 P.M., Friday, October 25, 2019 at Birzer Funeral Home, Sterling with family present from 5:00 until 7:00 P.M. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to the First United Methodist Church, Sterling or the Sterling Public Library in care of Birzer Funeral Home, Sterling.

 Service Information

October 25, 2019

2:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Birzer Funeral Home
203 N. 7th
Sterling, Kansas 67579

Funeral Service
October 26, 2019

11:00 AM
United Methodist Church
Broadway & Jefferson
Sterling, Kansas 67579

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