Arthur F. Flowers Sr., 80, of McNabb, Illinois, and formerly of Brookfield, died Jan. 11, 2021 at Illinois Valley Community Hospital in Peru. 

Mr. Flowers was born Dec. 1, 1940 in Chicago and was a retired manager for AT&T. He was also a longtime volunteer firefighter for the village of Brookfield.

He was the husband of Louise (nee Janota); the father of Arthur Jr. (Drusilla), Donna Hirsch-Flowers, Deanne Getchman, Derrick Hirsch, the late Edward Flowers and the late David Hirsch; the grandfather of 11; the great-grandfather of one; the brother of Paul, Barbara (David) Lacy and the late Thomas Flowers; and the uncle of many. 

Private cremation services have been held. A memorial service for Mr. Flowers will be announced at a later date.  

Johnson-Nosek Funeral Home, Brookfield, handled arrangements. 

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