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February 2, 1940 – Saturday, February 25, 2017

Service Information
Buffalo United Methodist Church, Buffalo, MN
Thursday, March 2, 2017
12:00 PM

Visitation Information
Buffalo United Methodist Church, Buffalo, MN
Thursday, March 2, 2017
11 – 12 PM

Herb was born in Dallas, WI on February 2, 1940 to Clason and Helen (Stokes) O’Flanigan. He grew up in Monticello, MN. Herb served his country in the US Navy from December 22, 1958 to December 17, 1962. On October 10, 1959 he married Carole Marie Gooler in Big Lake, MN. They lived in Buffalo most of their married life. Herb worked at Davis Construction, retiring at the age of 60. Herb loved to hunt with his son, Mike and grandson, Luke. He enjoyed boating, hunting, fishing and teaching his children to water-ski. Herb enjoyed hunting and also just the walk in the woods was satisfying to him as well. He had an extraordinary love for his family, friends and new friends, whom he would help when they needed his help.

Preceded in death by his parents, brother, Jack O’Flanagan, sister, Bernice Tennison.

Survived by his wife of 57 years, Carole O’Flanigan; son, Michael (Elissa) O’Flanigan; daughter, Kelly (Michael) Erickson; grandchildren, Chelsey (Jake) Allbee and Luke (Kelsey) Erickson and great-granddaughter, Lainey Allbee.

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