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Juanita Flamm

Highland |

Juanita L. Parish Flamm, age 97 of Highland, IL, died Monday, January 31, 2022, at Cedarhurst of Highland in Highland, IL. 

She was born on Thursday, October 09, 1924, in Highland, IL, the daughter of Orville and Leta (nee Pfister) Plocher. 

She was a member of United Church of Christ of Marine, United Church of Christ of Marine Women's Guild (President - 2 years); Highland Historical Society (Secretary & Board of Directors - 6 years). 

Juanita was born in Saline Township, and graduated from Highland High School in 1941. She worked as a secretary for Bond County Farm Bureau, Greenville, IL. During World War II she lived in Rapid City. SD, working for the Selective Service; Casper, WY, working for the U.S. Rationing Office; and Spokane, WA, working for the Palace Department Store. Moving back, she worked for Alton Box Board Company, Highland, as the Executive Secretary for sixteen years from 1952 to 1968, later on for Johannes & Marron PC from 1981 to 1986. She taught Sunday School for ten years at the Evangelical United Church of Christ and served two years as the secretary for the Sunday School Teachers. She lived in Marine, IL, from 1968 to 1994, then she moved to Highland and Greenville, IL, from 1999 to 2013. She enjoyed dancing, playing cards, knitting, quilting, and making cookies for her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. 

Survivors include: Daughter - Judith A. Hartlieb, Highland, IL; Daughter-In-Law - Marilyn Durr, Zephyrhills, FL; Step Sons - Garry Parish, Olive Branch, MS; Terry (Sherry) Parish, Alhambra, IL; Tim (Angie) Parish, Springville, TN; Carl (Lisa) Flamm, Murfreesboro, TN; Step Daughter - Lora (Tony) Miles, Highland, IL; Grandchildren - Bill C. (Marit) Hartlieb, Spokane, WA; Tom (Marilyn) Hartlieb, Highland, IL; Deena Holman, Effingham, IL; Dustin (Kevin) Overbeck, Effingham, IL; Great Grandchildren - Eight; Step Grandchildren - Many; Step Great Grandchildren - Many; Sisters - Janice M. Johns, Little River, SC; Jo Etta Miller, Highland, IL. 

She was preceded in death by: Father - Orville J. Plocher - Died 9/01/1998; Mother - Leta E. Plocher, nee Pfister - Died 5/26/2008; First Husband - Donald G. Durr - Married 5/4/1943 (Divorced) - Died 11/17/2003; Second Husband - Dewey T. Parish - Married 6/29/1968 - Died 12/19/1990; Third Husband - Howard P. Flamm - Married 8/16/1999 - Died 12/24/2013; Son - David L. Durr - Died 8/25/2012; Son-In-Law - Burnell L. Hartlieb - Died 6/29/2014; Step-Son - Benny R. Parish - Died 2008; Brother - Orville J. Plocher - Died 6/23/2018; Brothers In-Law - Donen K. Miller - Died 12/23/2001; Richard Johns; Sister-In-Law - Betty L. Plocher - Died 8/10/2021. 

Visitation will be held from 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM on Sunday, February 06, 2022, at Spengel-Boulanger Funeral Home in Highland, IL, and from 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM on Monday, February 07, 2022, at United Church of Christ of Marine in Marine, IL. 

Funeral Service will be at 10:00 AM on Monday, February 07, 2022, at United Church of Christ of Marine in Marine, IL, with Rev. Philip H. Kershner, Pastor, officiating. 

Interment will be at Highland City Cemetery in Highland, IL. 

Memorial contributions may be made to United Church of Christ of Marine or Highland Historical Society.


Obit Provided By:
Spengel-Boulanger Funeral Home

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