ROBERT FRANCIS "BOB" FLORES ~ Class of 1967
March 11, 1948 - December 31, 2013
On New Year's Eve, 2013, after a heroic battle with cancer, Bob passed away. He was born March 11, 1948, in Denver, CO. As a boy he lived with his parents and sister on a ranch in La Grange, WY, and later with his mother on a farm in Torrington, WY.
In 1963, Bob moved with his mother and sister to Richland, where he graduated from Columbia High School in 1967. After High School Bob showed unique promise as a junior trainee for Battelle. In a short time he advanced to Histology Technician and remained with Battelle in various assignments where he was commended for his dependability and quality of work. He retired after 35 years.
Bob will be remembered as a dedicated employee and devoted son and brother.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Simon Flores and Librada Cisneros Flores
He is survived by his sister, Viola Kathryn Flores and many relatives in the Denver area as well as friends and co-workers in the Tri-Cities.
A Mass of Christian Burial was held at Christ the King Church in Richland. Interment followed at Sunset Memorial Gardens in Richland.
Those who wish to contribute may give to the American Cancer Society.
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