July 20, 2022
Flora “Flo” Vlasich, 104, of Gillespie, Ill., died at The Cottages in Carlinville, on Tuesday, July 12, 2022. She was born Jan. 17, 1918, in Witt to Harry and Kate Bloor Tonks. She married Mike Vlasich on Sept. 18, 1936, in Hillsboro, and he preceded her in death in 1961.
She was a retired bookkeeper for Joseph Boente Sons service stations in Carlinville. Flo was a member of the VFW Post 4547 Ladies Auxiliary of Gillespie, and a board member for the Gillespie Public Library. Flo loved helping and socializing with her many friends, especially her good friend Brenda Brown.
She is survived by her daughter-in-law, Danley Vlasich of Stuart, Fla .; grandson, Michael Gregg (Betsy) Vlasich of Stuart; two great-granddaughters, Lauren Vlasich of Stuart, Chelsea Westerlund of Stuart; niece, Deanna Vlasich of Gillespie. Flora was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Mike Vlasich; son, Michael Vlasich; and sister, Helen Billiet.
Flo will be cremated and her cremated remains will be buried in the Holy Cross Cemetery in Gillespie. No public services are scheduled.
Memorials are suggested to Gillespie Public Library. Condolences may be left online at http://www.kravanyafuneral.com. Kravanya Funeral Home in Gillespie was in charge of arrangements.