May 27, 2024

Ida Mae Flewelling

Ida Mae Flewelling
Age: 93
Died: Saturday, June 11, 2016 at Homestead Health & Rehabilitation Center
In Garden City
Born: July 7, 1922 at Olin, Iowa
Parents: George & Ida (Weaver) McDonald
Marriage: to Robert Guy Flewelling on January 1, 1946 at Cedar Rapids, Iowa
He died on August 23, 1968

Ida attended Canadian, Texas schools. During World War II she lived in Bakersfield, California and worked for the government as a Rosie Riveter on B52 bombers, making bullets in an ammunition plant and as a telephone operator. After the war she moved to Cedar Rapids, Iowa and worked at the Quaker Oats Plant and the Levi Garnett Factory. After her marriage they lived in Torrance, California and then moved to Oklahoma and later back to Canadian. After her husbands death she moved to Liberal and in 1976 to Garden City. She enjoyed playing bingo and having her nails painted. She was preceded in death by her Parents, Husband, 3 Brothers- John McDonald, Zeke McDonald & Earl McDonald & 5 Sisters- Gladys McDonald, Georgie Carpenter, Betty Smith & 2 infant sisters.

Survivors: 2 Daughters Linda McDonald Sun Prairie, Wisconsin
Judy Mann Garden City
Triplett Sons Danny Flewelling Ponca City, Oklahoma
Denny Flewelling Denver, Colorado
Donnie Flewelling Pueblo, Colorado
Son Gary Flewelling Garden City
Sister Donna McKinnon Iowa City, Iowa
16 Grandchildren
17 Great-Grandchildren

Funeral Service: 10:30 AM Tuesday
Place: Garnand Funeral Home in Garden City
Officiating: Tim Sturdevant
Burial: Sunset Memorial Gardens in Garden City
Memorials: Ida Mae Flewelling Memorial Fund
In care of Garnand Funeral Home
Calling Hours: 9:00 AM to Service Time Tuesday at Garnand Funeral Home
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