Florence Avery, 86, of Staples, passed away February 20, 2020 at the Lakewood Health System Care Center, Staples.
Funeral services were held Feb. 25, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Staples with Fr. Gabriel Walz officiating.
Burial was at Evergreen Hill Cemetery, Staples.
Florence was born August 15, 1933, on the family farm in Fawn Lake Township to Matthew and Christine (Gettl) Kasper. She married Richard (“Butch”) Avery at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Staples May 21, 1955. Florence worked as a CNA in Richfield for many years. They moved to Staples in 1983, where Florence continued working as a CNA for several years at the Staples Nursing Home until her retirement.
Florence was preceded in death by her parents, husband, Richard and 15 siblings. She is survived by many nieces and nephews.
Arrangements were with the Iten Funeral Home - itenfuneralhome.com.