West Des Moines
Michael L. Flaherty, 69, passed away April 12, 2005 at Kavanagh House. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, April 15 at St. Francis of Assisi Church at 7075 Ashworth Rd., West Des Moines. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. today, April 14 at St. Francis of Assisi Church.
Michael was born February 3, 1936 in Indianapolis, IN. He served in the Marines and spent most of his career with Sears.
He is survived by his wife, Bea; sons, Dr. Matthew Flaherty of Cincinnati, OH, and Sean Flaherty of West Des Moines; granddaughter, Cassidy Ann of Fort Collins, CO; brother, John (Judy) Flaherty of Avon Park, FL; and sisters, Kathleen (Howard) Kramer of Greenfield, IN, and Mary Flaherty of Indianapolis, IN.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Hospice of Central Iowa or the American Cancer Society.