Earl D. Flickner 85, died Tuesday, June, 23, 2015 at Newton Medical Center. He was born September 4, 1929 in Spivey, Kansas to Joe and Selma (Albright) Flickner. On August 5, 1961 he married Marilyn Schrag and Eden, Kansas and she preceded him in death on November 25, 2006. Earl was a longtime member of the First Mennonite Church in Newton where he also worked as custodian. He also worked at Detroit Motor Home in Newton for nearly 20 years. He enjoyed camping and being in the outdoors. He and his son were long term members of the Springlake campground in rural Halstead, Kansas where they enjoyed the company of their friends.
Earl is survived by his son Gordon of the home; brothers Larry Flickner of Kingman, Kansas, Carl Flickner of Pennsylvania, Jesse Flickner of Chicago and Victor Flickner of Olathe, Kansas of Newton, Kansas; sisters Mildred Boswell of Kingman, Kansas.
He is preceded in death by his wife, parent and two sisters: Irma Cresinger and Phyllis Dennis
Graveside Committal service will be 9:00 a.m., Friday at Greenwood Cemetery with Pastors Joel and Kay Schroeder presiding. Visitation will be 5 to 9 Thursday at Petersen Funeral Home with the family receiving friends from 6:30 to 8:00. A memorial service will be 1:30 p.m. Saturday at First Mennonite Church in Newton, Kansas
Memorials are suggested to First Mennonite Church in care of Petersen Funeral Home.
Earl was a pleasant part of the kitchen, he will be greatly missed and His love for the Lord will linger on. Praying God bless your family at this difficult time with His Great love, peace and mercy.