William Lee Fleener
- June 2, 1942 - February 21, 2013
- Indianapolis, Indiana
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“Sarah, my deepest sympathy to you and your family. Your hearts are heavy now, but hope you can find comfort in memories of the life you shared.
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1 of 8 | Posted by: tess jones - greenfield, IN
“Well tomorrow will be a hard day for us all but as a family we will be able to stay strong for one another. I love you Grandpa so much and will never...Read More »
2 of 8 | Posted by: Carey Fleener Jr - Indianapolis , IN
“I wish I was able to spend more time with you; to say I knew you better. I love you so much Grandpa, and I appreciate what little time we did spend...Read More »
3 of 8 | Posted by: Mercedes Ashanti Turner - Orlando, FL
“Sending my deepest sympathy and warmest love...Keeping your family in my prayers...Sarah call me 818/727-7824
4 of 8 | Posted by: Cassandra D Thompson "Penny" - CA
“I Love You Poppy, and will miss you. I will never forget you. You will remain in my heart forever.
5 of 8 | Posted by: Ava Elizabeth Fleener - Greenwood, IN
“Sarah, Carey, John and family: I am so sorry to hear about Bill's illness and death. You will miss him so much. Bill was a good husband and a...Read More »
6 of 8 | Posted by: Charlotte Dancy - Columbus, OH
“I am going to miss my dear brother-in-law. We talked on the phone often about various subjects. He was a good husband, father and a dear friend, as...Read More »
7 of 8 | Posted by: Carolyn Barton - Avon, IN
“Dear Fleener Family,
There are few things more difficult than dealing with the loss of a loved one. We, along with our staff, are honored and...Read More »
8 of 8 | Posted by: Brian and Bruce Buchanan - IN
William Lee Fleener
of Indianapolis, died February 21, 2013 surrounded by his loving family at the age of 70.
William was born June 2, 1942 in Indianapolis to Carey and Helen Fleener. William spent 46 years as a manager for Standard Grocery. He then worked part-time for Marsh. He enjoyed fishing, the Chicago Bears, cooking out, and eating. He will be remembered as a family man who loved to help others. He will be greatly missed.
William is survived by his wife of 41 years Sarah D. Fleener; children Carey L. (Jackie) Fleener and Jonathan W. Fleener; grandchildren Ava Fleener, Bonnie Rehm, Carey Fleener Jr., Mercedes Turner, and Kyran McKinney; great-grandchild Nicari Fleener; brothers Donald (Char) Fleener, Douglas and David Fleener, sisters-in-law Emily "Sissy" Waldorp, Carolyn "Wiggles" (Colonel) Barton, Bonnie "Blue" (William) Kenney; brother-in-law George "Flip" (Sherry) Stevenson; as well as his beloved dog Max. He was preceded in death by his brother James Michael Fleener, his parents, and his brother-in-law Emanuel "Buddy" Stevenson.
Visitation will be held Tuesday, February 26 from 4 to 8 PM at Flanner and Buchanan Lawrence, 5215 N. Shadeland Ave, Indianapolis. Funeral Services will be held 11 AM Wednesday, February 27 at Flanner and Buchanan Lawrence. Burial will follow at Old Oaklandon Cemetery.
Friends may sign William's online guest registry at www.flannerbuchanan.com.