Myra Flickinger

Myra Flickinger, 81, of Earlville, IL passed away Sunday, November 10, 2019 at OSF St. Anthony Medical Center in Rockford, IL. She was born March 20, 1938 in Earlville, IL, the daughter of Gerald and Viola (Rhodes) Shurlow. She married Keith E. Flickinger on March 27, 1965 in Earlville. Myra was a very active member of Earlville United Presbyterian Church, where she was part of the Presbyterian Women Group. She was very involved in Topps, the Earlville Historical Society, WOW, the cemetery board, an election judge, Earlville Business Association, and she was an organ donor. Myra was talented with crochet and knitting, winning many Grand Champion Ribbons at the Sandwich Fair. She worked at Alexander Lumber. Keith and Myra owned and operated Flickā€™s Hardware.

She is survived by her husband, Keith of Earlville, IL; two daughters, Kari (Don) Castelli of Ottawa, IL and Lisa (John) Karlsson of Paw Paw, IL; four grandchildren, Amber (Cheston) Phillips of Ottawa, IL, Dr. Tanner Eiben of Ottawa, IL, Packard (Torie) Campbell of Paw Paw, IL, and Breanne (Marvin) Fultz of Mendota, IL; two great grandchildren, Aria and Gunner; her siblings, Lois Selvig of Oglseby, IL, Celia (Dan) VanDeventer of Oswego, IL, Donald (Judy) Shurlow of IN, Richard Shurlow of MO, Nancy Seavers of WI; several nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents, a brother, Jerry Shurlow, and a sister, Judy Winchel.

Funeral services will be held 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, November 14, 2019 at Earlville United Presbyterian Church in Earlville with Pastor Del Keilman officiating. Burial will follow at Precinct Cemetery in Earlville, IL. Visitation will be from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Wednesday, November 13, 2019 at Hanley-Turner-Eighner Funeral Home in Earlville. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to Earlville United Presbyterian Church. For more information or to sign the online guest book go to

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