Source: News-Journal, Monday, September 15, 1953

Ida (Oppenheim) Flonacher (1877-1953)

Funeral services for Mrs. Ida O. Flonacher were held Sunday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock in her home at 206 West Second Street. Mrs. Flonacher died about 5:10 Friday morning in the Lutheran Hospital at Fort Wayne where she had been a patient for 14 weeks. She had been ill about a year. The body was returned to the home by Benders. Rabbi Frederick Doppelt of Fort Wayne conducted the service. Burial will be in the Rose Hill Cemetery at Chicago.

She was a member of the Sinai Temple at Chicago, and a member of the Chicago Woman's Aid. Mrs. Flonacher was born January 14, 1877, a daughter of Jacob and Pauline (Goldman) Oppenheim. The family home at that time was on the site of the present Martha Winesburg School. She was married in 1913 to Edward J. Flonacher who died in 1931.

Mrs. Flonahcer lived in chicago for 32 years, and for five years was in the legal department of the local Jewish welfare society assisting families in court when they could not afford the expense of attorneys.

She returned to North Manchester in 1932 after the death of her husband, and since had been making her home with her sister, Miss Fanny Oppenheim.

Survivors include the sister and several nieces and nephews.