John Simone Flanagan

October 27, 1979 - June 28, 2014 -

John Simone FlanaganJohn Simone Flanagan was born October 27, 1979, in Utrecht, ­Holland and died peacefully on June 28, 2014 in Canby, OR. ­Services were held and we celebrated his life and ­remembered the good times. In lieu of flowers, please donate to the charity of your choice in John’s name.

He was a devoted father to his surviving son River August Flanagan. John is survived by his brother Stewart Henry Flanagan and his father, Rickey Stewart Flanagan of Canby, OR; and his mother Roberta Jo and stepfather Phillip P. Chatelain, of Alexandria, LA.

John is preceded in death by his Grandparents Lewis Lee Flanagan of Portland, OR and Robert and Ruth Daugherty of Carlsbad, NM; and maternal Uncle Ronald Daugherty of Carlsbad, NM.

Left to cherish his memory is paternal Grandmother Ruth A. Flanagan of Rainier, WA and maternal Step Grandfather Alvin Chatelain of Mansura, LA. All of his Aunts and Uncles – Michael Flanagan of San ­Francisco, CA; Terry Flanagan of Carlton, OR; Janice Briggeman of Rainier, WA; Duffy Daugherty of ­Colebrook, NH; Michael Daugherty of Independence, MO; Matthew Daugherty of Peoria, Ill; Keith ­Chatelain of Mansura, LA; and all his Flanagan and ­Daugherty cousins from coast to coast. Also, Step Mother Margaret Beyer, her daughters and John’s ­sisters, Andrea, Elizabeth, Samantha, Antonia, and Letha; friend and Rivers’ Mother, Lisa Kraxberger; as well as many friends and co-workers.

John will be especially remembered and missed by his namesake, Uncle and Aunt Simon and Wia Van de Hoef from Scherpenzel, the Netherlands.