Goshen News, Goshen, IN

March 26, 2013

Nettie Vernice Flora

April 17, 1928-March 25, 2013

— GOSHEN — Nettie Vernice Flora, 84, C.R. 36, died Monday at 8:35 a.m. at her residence.

She was born April 17, 1928 in South Bend, to Clyde and Hazel (Garner) Platz.

She married Asa Flora Sr. July 23, 1944. He died in 1981.

She is survived by her eight children, James (Kathy) Flora and Barbara (Dennis) Corpe, both of Goshen, Robert (Madgeline) Flora, Argus, Mary (Joseph) Amick, Goshen, Jo Anne (Roger) White, League City, Texas, William Flora, Goshen, Lynn (Dale) Gerard, Warsaw, and Mike (Roxanne Ray) Flora, Elkhart; brother, Dana (Kelly) Platz, Nappanee; 21 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren; and five great-great grandchildren.

Preceding her in death are a son, Asa Flora Jr., her husband, parents, four brothers and a sister.

She was a homemaker. She was a member of the Friends of the Library volunteered at The Window. She enjoyed genealogy, poetry and reading.

Friends may call today from 3 to 8 p.m. at Rieth-Rohrer-Ehret Funeral Home, 311 S. Main St., Goshen, where a funeral service will take place Thursday at 11 a.m. The Rev. Lenny Krebs will officiate.

Memorial contributions may be made to IU Health Care at Home Hospice.

Online condolences may be shared at www.rrefh.com.