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Nancy M. Flores, 77

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Nancy M. Flores, age 77, passed away on Wednesday, Sept. 13, 2023 at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics after a brief illness.

A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, Sept. 22, 2023, at the Jerico Lutheran Church with Pastor Peter Faugstad officiating.

Visitation will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday Sept. 21, 2023 at Hogan-Bremer-Moore Colonial Chapel, 126 3rd St NE Mason City.

Nancy was born on May 31, 1946 in Cresco, the daughter of Alvie and Gladys (Nelson) Iverson.

She graduated from New Hampton High School in 1964, and furthered her education at St. Joseph Mercy Hospital,  becoming a surgical technician. Nancy was widowed at a young age with two young daughters.

In 1979, she met the love of her life, Joe Flores and on Aug. 23, 1980, they were united in marriage at the Trinity Lutheran Church, Mason City. For 43 years the couple made a life together raising their family and spending time together doing many activities. They enjoyed golfing together, dancing, attending movies, dining out and volunteering in their community.

Nancy had a tremendous capacity of love for her family. She loved her daughters and granddaughters to an incredible degree. Nancy also had a strong faith and is undoubtedly with God now.

She also was a great hostess and loved to cook and serve others.

Nancy was a talented interior designer and liked decorating her home, especially during the holidays.

She took great pride in looking her best always, stylish and well-coordinated.

Those left to cherish memories of Nancy are her husband, Joe; children, Amy Flores, Heidi Andreasen, and Sara Flores; granddaughters, Emma, Madeline, Alexandria, Anastasia, and Addison; siblings, Odell (Maria) Iverson, Mary Lee Hoffman, Marvin (Linda) Iverson, Charlie (Barb) Iverson, and Judy (David) Berentsen; mother in-law, Herminia Flores; siblings in-law, Margaret (Dick) Rodgers, Daniel (Joni) Flores, Stella Cumming, and Anita (Shaun) Stevenson as well as numerous nieces, nephews, and extended relatives and friends.

Nancy is preceded in death by her parents; siblings, Delores Korth McFadden, Martha Meyer and Joyce Halweg; father in-law, Albert Flores; and brothers-in-law, Steve Flores, Louie Flores, Ronnie Hoffman, George Meyer, Ronnie Korth, Harlan Halweg, and Jeff Cumming; and sister in-law, Marci Flores.

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