In Memory

Max Flannery

Max Flannery

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04/24/12 02:35 PM #1    

Julie Eis (Millstein)

From his obituary:   Aug 25, 1944- July 10, 2003

Lucian Max Flanery died after a brief bout with cancer in Mercy General Hospital on Wednesday, July 10, 2003, at age 58.

Born in Vallejo, Mr. Flanery grew up in Woodland and attended Woodland schools.   He graduated from Woodland High School in 1962 and served a three-year tour of duty in the Army.   He was a Spec 5 sergeant, serving in the Special Forces in Germany and Italy.  He later earned a bachelor's degree in political science from Sacramento State University and went on to serve in several departments in the state of California.  He worked for the Division of Mines and Geology, in the Conservation Department.   He had worked as an editor and photographer for Geology Magazine, and also created numerous shows and exhibits for mines and geology.   He retired from state service on June 20, 2003.  He had lived in Sacramento for the last 25 years.

Survivors include his wife, Colleen Madrid of Sacramento; stepson, Sean Madrid of Washington; brother, Michael Flanery of Lemen Valley, Nev.; sister, Jan Flanery Cauble of Woodland; nieces, Laura and Alyssa Cauble, also both of Woodland; and numerous aunts, uncles and grandchildren.

05/10/12 12:21 PM #2    

Tony DeMaria

I saw Max at a the reunion at Heidricks Museum before he passed away. I think  everyone remembers Max. He was diminutive in physical size but whatever he lacked in heigth he more than made up for in personality. I dont think I ever heard a bad word about Max from anyone.  tony

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