Flattery, Kenneth T., Saginaw, Michigan

Barbara P. Frost

Beloved husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, brother and uncle, passed away Thursday, September 23, 2010, at his home. Age 81 years. Ken was born November 24, 1928 in Merrill, Michigan, the son of the late Charles Edwin and Margaret Martina (Hogan) Flattery. He graduated from Arthur Hill Trade School and SS Peter and Paul High School. He served with the US Army during the Korean War. He married Dorothy O. Quaderer on June 13, 1953; she survives him. He completed his electrical apprenticeship and was an avid member of the I.B.E.W. Local #557, working as an electrician in construction for many years until retiring in 1990. Ken and Dorothy were founding members of Holy Spirit Catholic Church. They enjoyed spending their winters in Bradenton and Sarasota, Florida. Ken was a member of the D.A.V. in Florida, the B. P.O. E. Lodge in Houghton Lake and Florida, and the F.O.E. Aerie #497 in Shields. He loved golfing and attending his grandchildren’s activities. Surviving are his wife, Dorothy; two daughters, five sons and their spouses, Marie and Guy Hauser, James (Karin) Flattery, Linda and David Crawford, Timothy and Dedrea Flattery, William and Kelly Flattery, Edwin and Tammy Flattery, Gerald Flattery and Kim Guttowsky; eighteen grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; one brother and two sisters, Robert Flattery, Helen Scott, Mary and Dale Krueger; two sisters-in-law, Jean Flattery and Gerry Flattery; many brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law in the Quaderer family; many nieces, nephews, and their families; and friend Kathi Cortez. He was predeceased by two children, Monica and Joseph Flattery; two brothers, John and Charles Flattery; one sister-in-law, Dee Flattery; one brother-in-law, David Scott; other brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law in the Quaderer family. Funeral Liturgy will take place at 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, September 28, 2010, at Holy Spirit Catholic Church, 1035 N. River Road. Rev. Fr. David Parsch will officiate. Military honors will be under the auspices of the Carrollton VFW Post #1859 in St. Andrew Cemetery. His family will receive friends at the W. L. Case & Company Funeral Chapel, 201 N. Miller Road, from 2:00 - 4:00 p.m. and 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. on Sunday and on Monday, where a Parish Vigil service will be held at 7:00 p.m. Monday. Friends and family may then call at the church on Tuesday from 9:00 a.m. until the time of Mass. Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider St. Jude Children’s Hospital or the American Heart Association. www.casefuneralhome.com