Deanna Lee Flinn was born March 27, 1938, in Brush, Colorado, to Jacob and Martha (Lebsock) Michael. She passed from this life Friday, July 21, 2017, in Owasso, Oklahoma, at the age of 79 years. Deanna was raised in Colorado and graduated from Aurora Central High School in Aurora, Colorado. She was married February 10, 1958, in Denver, Colorado to Donald Flinn. She spent most of her working life as an Executive Assistant. She worked for the juvenile courts and district courts as an assistant to the judge and also spent time at organizations such as Time Warner, United Artists, and Saint Francis Hospital. She was a loving and devoted single mother that raised all three of her children, sharing with them her faith in God and her determination to never give up. Deanna was an avid reader and loved interior decorating, gardening, volunteering at Bailey Medical Center, but more than anything she loved spending time with her family and especially her Grandchildren. Loving family members include:
William Flinn and wife Mary Jo, of Ft. Collins, Colorado
Cynthia Peterson and husband Bart, of The Woodlands, TX
Susan McMurray and husband Brian, of Owasso
Billy Flinn and wife Chelsea, of Loveland, Colorado
Patricia Flinn and husband Ryan Ward, of Minneapolis, Minnesota
David Flinn, of Loveland, Colorado
Marie Flinn, of Denver, Colorado
Katie Flinn, of Ft. Collins, Colorado
Colin Peterson, of Dallas, Texas
Alec Peterson, of The Woodlands, Texas
Kendall Peterson, of The Woodlands, Texas
Ashlyn McMurray, of Owasso
Madelyn McMurray, of Owasso
Dylan McMurray, of Owasso
Clare Flinn and Fiona Ward
Jackie Bell, of Aurora, Colorado
Shirley Koehler, of Kyle, TX
She was preceded in death by her parents.
Private family services will be held at a later date. Arrangements and services were entrusted to Mowery Funeral Service of Owasso.
We love you, Mom! You were our treasure and our inspiration.
— William Flinn, Friday – July 28, 2017
Mom – I will forever be impacted by your life and love! I miss you so much but know you are being celebrated and immensely loved by our Savior in Heaven.
— Susan McMurray, Friday – July 28, 2017
Deanna – what a fun ride we have had! So many laughs and thrills along the way. I miss you, but am comforted knowing that soon we will see each other again.
— Laura Raby, Thursday – August 3, 2017