Daisy Iola Wymore Flack was born on Aug. 6, 1909, in Barnes City, Iowa, of Albert and Gladdie (Miller) Wymore. She died of pneumonia on April 8, 2009, in the St. Joseph's Medical Center in Brainerd, Minn., at the age of 99. Daisy was preceded in death by her parents; seven brothers and one sister. She is survived by five nieces; six nephews; many grandnieces and grandnephews; and great-grandnieces and great-grandnephews.
Daisy contributed to the WWII war effort working at the Douglas Aircraft facility in California. She married George A. Flack in 1941. Later, Daisy moved to Oroville, Calif., where she was employed at the high school as secretary in the principal's office. In 1952, Daisy returned to Iowa, continuing her secretarial work in the Ames High School administrative office for 22 years.
Retiring in 1974, Daisy enjoyed trips with good friends, traveling in the United States and Europe. Daisy was an enthusiastic sports fan, watching a variety of pro and college games on TV. She lived a healthy lifestyle, walking extensively all her life. Daisy had a quick wit and fun sense of humor. She enjoyed reading and took pleasure in sending cards to relatives celebrating birthdays. In 1999, Daisy moved to Brainerd, Minn., to be near family members in her later years. This quote was found among her treasures: "I know not by what methods rare, But this I know - God answers prayer. And I leave my prayer to Him alone, Whose will is wiser than my own." -Eliza Hickok.
Her remains will be buried in Ames, Iowa, at a later date.
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