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Wednesday, January 20, 2021

Obituary - Graca Fern Fleischer

Graca Fleischer, 80 of Butler, Missouri passed away Sunday, January 17, 2021 at Butler Center Nursing and Rehab. Graveside services will be held at 1:00 pm Saturday, January 30, 2021 in Oak Hill Cemetery, Butler, Missouri. 

A visitation will be held Friday, January 29, 2021 from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm at Mullinax Funeral Home, Butler (660-679-0009). Friends are welcome to attend, but masks are required and social distancing should be observed. 

Memorial contributions may be made to the Community Food Pantry of Butler. Messages of condolence may be left for the family at www.mullinaxfuneralhome.com.

Graca Fern Fleischer was born October 10, 1940 in Butler, Missouri to Abram “Abe” Henry and Edith Fern Ehart Berry. She graduated from Butler High School in May of 1958. Graca was united in marriage to Howard Dennis Fleischer on June 3, 1960. To this union three girls were born, Gayle Ann, Vicky Jo, and Judy Kay.

Graca worked over 40 years in insurance, greeting customers with a smile on her face everyday. First with Farm Bureau Insurance, then G. J. Six Insurance, Krinn-Cook Insurance and finally at Cook Insurance until her retirement in 2005. In retirement Graca enjoyed volunteering at the Community Food Pantry of Butler through 2012, then volunteering at the Pantry Thrift Store from 2013 to 2020.

She was a life-long Butler resident and she and Howard spent 43 years in their home on Fort Scott Street. She loved decorating her home for the holidays, hosting family dinners, gardening, planting and tending to her flowers every summer. She was an Elvis fan, enjoyed traveling, made excellent peanut clusters, and popcorn, but her greatest pleasure in life was to spend time with her daughters and grandsons.

Graca was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Howard Fleischer in 2017, and by her brother Jackie “Jack” Berry. She is survived by her daughters, Gayle Ann Fleischer of Butler, MO., Vicky Jo Cameron and husband Dale of Archie, MO., and Judy Kay Moore of Kansas City, MO. She also leaves behind grandsons, Kyle Cameron (Victoria “Tori” Thompson) of Harrisonville, MO., and Kevin Cameron (Kaylie Hester) of Raymore, MO.