Life Story / Obituary
Ritchie Alan Flees, Traverse City was born September 29, 1954 in Traverse City; left to join the angels on March 22, 2017, unexpectedly at his home in Traverse City.
He worked at Elmbrook Golf Course. He enjoyed bowling, golf and played pool. He made many friends while doing things he enjoyed best.
He is survived by his siblings; Cindy (Jack) McClure, Edward (Mary) Flees, Gary (Donna) Flees, Marty Flees, Sandy (Jim) Hudson, Toynette (George) Warnick and Joseph (Elaine) Flees and William (Carol) Flees; many nieces and nephews; his second family; former wife, Darla Seigh; sister in law, Diana Sparks and nephew, Paul (Jennifer) Sparks.
Rick was preceded in death by his parents; Edward and Dorothy Flees, brothers; Donnie and Mike Flees; sister, Phyllis Johnson and former mother-in-law, Vera May Sparks.
Cremation has taken place. A memorial service will be held at a later date. Burial will be in the Grand Traverse Memorial Gardens, Traverse City. Please visit www.lifestorynet.com to sign the guest book and share your thoughts and memories with his family. The family chose Life Story Funeral Home, Traverse City.