Max L. Flaugher, 91, a lifetime Bloomdale resident, passed away at 10:19
p.m., Tuesday, February 26, 2019, at Woodhaven Health Care, Bowling Green.
He was born on June 18, 1927, in Bloomdale to the late Clyde and Alta
(Rose) Flaugher. He married Imogene Flowers on October 6, 1957, and she
preceded him in death on March 18, 1990.
Max is survived by his sons: Todd Flaugher of Bloomdale and Brian Flaugher of Findlay; his daughter, Jill (Rory) Fitch of Bloomdale; his beloved
grandchildren: Courtney (Rick) Irick of Hilliard, Nathaniel “Scud” Fitch
of Findlay and Jack Flaugher of Findlay; his great-granddaughter, Ava
Irick; a special niece, Paula (Jerry) Schoenfeld of Clyde.
He was also preceded in death by his brothers: Wilbur and Harold Jack
Flaugher; his sister, Margaret Samsal.
Max retired as an Industrial Arts Teacher in 1981 from Elmwood High
School. He was the former Transportation Supervisor for the Elmwood
School system, and also had driven school bus until 2009. Max was the
time keeper for the Elmwood High School home football games until 2015
after 53 years. He was an avid and active Elmwood Athletic fan, booster
and supporter. One of his most prized and proud accomplishments was
having received a lifetime athletic pass to all Northwest District
Max was a U.S. Army Veteran having served our country in the Korean War.
He was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church in Bloomdale, member of the K of P in Bloomdale, and was a former Bloomdale Village Council Member. He enjoyed gardening, but his greatest love was spending time with his family.
The family would like to thank Woodhaven Health Care for all of the care
they provided Max during his time there.
A funeral service will be held at 10:00 a.m., Saturday, March 2, 2019, at
SMITH-CRATES FUNERAL HOME, North Baltimore, with Pastor Ron Merritt officiating. Burial will be in Wingston Cemetery. Full military rites
will be conducted by the North Baltimore American Legion Post 539.
Visitation will be held from 2:00-8:00 p.m., Friday, at SMITH-CRATES
Memorial contributions may be made to the Elmwood Local Schools for an
electronic school sign. Online condolences may be expressed at