Charles Edward Flynn

Died: Thu., Feb. 14, 2019


Memorial Visitation

11:00 AM to 1:00 PM, Fri., Feb. 22, 2019
Location: Woodland Hills Funeral Home


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Charles “Chuck” Edward Flynn, 71, of Mankato, MN died Thursday, February 14th, 2019 at St. Benadictine Living Community in St. Peter, MN.  A memorial visitation will be from 11:00 a.m to 1:00 p.m. on Friday, February 22 at Woodland Hills Funeral Home in Mankato.  Interment will be at Woodland Hills Memorial Park.
Charles was born April 7th, 1947 in Mankato, MN to John and Elizabeth (Nye) Flynn.  He attended Mankato Highschool then later Hutchinson Technical College where he learned a trade in welding. He married Katherine Lewerenz on June 16th, 1979 in Mankato, MN.
Charles was talented in many trades and worked for local agricultural, industrial and manufactural occupations. Whatever the occupation, he did it in the name of the Lord. In retirement, Charles used his woodworking talents by spreading the Word of the Lord through wooden plaques containing inspirational Bible verses and giving them to everyone. At Christmas, he would be “Santa” for the kids. He enjoyed fishing, especially for bullheads.
He is survived by his former spouse Pat (Schabert) Gaines and their children David (Paulina) Flynn, Carrie (James) Breland, and Michael (Diana) Flynn. From his late wife Katherine (Lewerenz) Flynn their children Timothy (Marya) Flynn, Christopher Flynn, and Ryan Flynn. His sisters Carol Pattishall, Linda Celander and Lois (Milo) Holey and brother Jim (Kim) Flynn. Grandchildren Jamie (Billy) Stenberg; Madison, Jazzlynn, Rihanna, and Georgia Flynn. Greatgrandchildren Devon, Eliza and Avel.
He was preceded in death by his wife Katherine, brothers Dennis and Tom, sister Shirley, and his parents John and Elizabeth.
A special thankyou to MCHS Mankato Hospice and staff at St. Benadictine Living Community.

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John and Marilyn Michel
   Posted Sun February 24, 2019
To Carol, Linda, Lois and Jim and family: Marilyn and I live in south Texas in the winter; I just read the obituary about Chuck and we want you to know that we are thinking of you all. Our memories of Chuck go back to 1957 when we came to Mankato to organize the Grace Baptist Church. We offer you our love and sympathy. John 3:16

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