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Josephine Marie (Hickey) Flint 1934-2021


Posted By: Barry R Huntsinger (email)
Date: 8/29/2021 at 16:37:51

Josephine Marie Flint, daughter of Mike and Leota Hickey, was born on September 6, 1934, in Osgood, Iowa. She passed away on August 21, 2021, at her home in Ruthven, Iowa at the age of 86 years.

Jo attended and graduated from Emmetsburg, Iowa High School in 1953. On November 28, 1953, she was united in marriage to Donald Flint at St. Paulís Lutheran Church in Graettinger, Iowa.

She was a farm wife at their home Graettinger. She always milked the cows and had a big garden.

Jo enjoyed singing at the care centers, was a huge Hawkeye fan and was the biggest supporter of her grandchildren.

She was a member of Bethel Lutheran Church in Graettinger, the Prayer Team, and the Lakeside Auxiliary Board.

Left to cherish Joís memory are her husband, Donald Flint, Ruthven; her children, Diane (Daryl) Frerichs, Estherville, Iowa and Steve Flint, Ruthven; six grandchildren; ten great-grandchildren; her sisters, Pearl McDonald, Colorado and Dee Higgins, Washington; as well as many other extended family and friends.

Jo is preceded in death by her parents, brothers, Leo and Richard, grandson, Nick, sisters, Mary, Margaret, Alice, and Virginia.

Memorials may be directed to Bethel Lutheran Church or Palo Alto County Hospice.

The funeral service was held Wednesday, August 25, 2021 at Bethel Lutheran Church, with interment at South Walnut Cemetery, Graettinger.

(Source: Henry-Olson Funeral Home, Estherville, Iowa.)


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