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William "Glenn" Flickinger 1920 - 2011
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ABBYVILLE — William "Glenn" Flickinger, 90, died May 13 at Mennonite Friendship Manor, South Hutchinson. He was born June 12, 1920, in Abbyville, the son of William H. and Laura Warner Flickinger. He was a 1939 graduate of Nickerson High School. He married Mabel J. Disque on May 7, 1961 in Holyrood. She died April 9, 2011. A resident of Abbyville all of his life, he was a farmer, a custom cutter, and a rough neck in the oil fields. He had attended Missionary Church, Hutchinson and was a member of the El Dorado Camping Club.

Survivors include a son, Richard L. Flickinger and wife Wendy, Abbyville; a daughter, Laura M. Rueger and husband Larry, Cookson, Okla.; six grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren, three step-grandchildren, nine step-great-grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, a son, William H. Flickinger; and two sisters, Armetha Heighbrecht and Madaline Baker.

Cremation is planned. Private family services will be held at a later date. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice Care of Kansas in care of Penwell-Gabel Funeral Home and Crematory, Hutchinson. To leave a message for the family, visit:

Funeral arrangements provided by

Penwell-Gabel Funeral Home and Crematory*

300 E. 30th Ave.

Hutchinson, KS 67502

(620) 662-1201

Great Bend (Kan.) Tribune, May 15, 2011