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Posted on March 27, 2013 at 1:00 a.m.

April 17, 1928 - March 25, 2013

GOSHEN — Nettie Vernice Flora, 84, Goshen, died at 8:35 a.m. Monday, March 25, 2013, in her residence.

She was born April 17, 1928, in South Bend to Clyde and Hazel (Garner) Platz.

She married Asa Flora Sr. on July 23, 1944. He died in 1981.

Surviving are eight children, James (Kathy) Flora of Goshen, Barbara (Dennis) Corpe of Goshen, Robert (Madgeline) Flora of Argos, Mary (Joseph) Amick of Goshen, Jo Anne (Roger) White of League City, Texas, William Flora of Goshen, Lynn (Dale) Gerard of Warsaw and Mike (Roxanne Ray) Flora of Elkhart; brother Dana (Kelly) Platz of Nappanee; 21 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren.

Preceding her in death are a son, Asa Flora Jr.; husband; parents; four brothers; and one sister.

Nettie was a homemaker, a Friend of the Library and a volunteer at The Window. She enjoyed genealogy, poetry and reading.

Visitation will be from 3 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, March 27, 2013, at Rieth-Rohrer-Ehret Funeral Home, 311 S. Main St., Goshen, where a service will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, March 28, 2013. The Rev. Lenny Krebs will officiate.

Memorials may be directed to IU Health Care at Home Hospice. Online condolences may be sent at