Frank Flotho

Frank Edward Flotho

February 16, 1931 ~ September 25, 2019

Frank Flotho passed away at his home in Paonia, September 25, 2019 leaving this earth for his eternal heavenly home.  He was 88 years old.

     A memorial service will be held for Frank on Saturday, October 5, 2019 at the First Christian Church (227 Oak Street) in Paonia at 10:00 a. m.

     Frank Edward Flotho was born on February 16, 1931 to Margaret E. (Nothwher) and Carl W. Flotho in Fort Morgan, Colorado. When Frank was in the third grade his family moved to Clarinda, Iowa where he spent most of his childhood and early adult life.

     He was a farmer, computer operator and business owner.

     He went on to marry the love of his life, Norma “Jean” (Gorby) on May 1, 1987 in Colorado Springs. Together they attended the First Christian Church of Paonia and Frank was involved with Paonia Senior Citizens.

     He was an avid fisherman and loved being outdoors and camping. He had a heart for helping others and could often be found volunteering.

     Frank is survived by his wife, Norma “Jean” Flotho; two daughters, Tammy McCullough, and Robin Bradshaw; step-son Roger Barbour (Tina);  4 grand-children; Bryan Ruddell (Kelly), Ashley McCullough, Justin McCullough and Chad Hendrix; 6 great-grandchildren (Chris, Luke, Logan, Natalie, Lizzie & Lesley); 4 nephews and 1 niece. He is preceded in death by his parents; his brother, Melvin Flotho; and his sister, Mary E. Sederburg.

     Memorial contributions may be made in Frank’s name to the following organizations:

            First Christian Church of Paonia

            PO Box 413

            Paonia, CO 81428


            HopeWest Hospice

            PO Box 24

            Delta, CO 81416

     Arrangements are under the care and direction of Taylor Funeral Service and Crematory.

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