Florence Louise Spargur (nee Blashke), 74, passed away peacefully January 1, 2019 after a short battle with cancer. She was preceded in death by her husband, Leigh, her parents, Nicholas and Grace Blashke and her brother, Richard. She is survived by her daughter, Bella, and sons, John and Richard; granddaughters, Amanda and Samantha Blair and grandson, John; granddaughters, Jennifer, Amber and Stitch Stoker and great granddaughter, Gianna Federici. She is also survived by her sister, Nancy Livingston, and sister-in-law, Nancy (Bill) Everingham. This very sweet and loving woman will be greatly missed by family and friends.
Along with being a wife and mother, Flo worked for twenty years as a secretary for Combined Insurance Company. She spent the last twenty years traveling the world and enjoying winters in Mexico with her husband. Her hobbies included reading, jewelry making, embroidery, water aerobics and gardening. Flo was a big animal lover and will be missed by her sweet cat, Socks.
A gathering of friends and family will take place in the Chicago area, the date is to be determined. Memorial donations may be made to the Good Shepherd Humane Society, 6486 Hwy 62 E, Eureka Springs, AR 72632. Cremation arrangements are under the direction of Nelson Funeral Service. Online condolences may be sent to the family at nelsonfuneral.com.