Lester Ai Flanders, 81, of Blaine, TN, passed away on Monday, June 27, 2022 at his daughter's home.
He was born on October 3, 1940 in Derry, NH, to Prentice and Alice (Normandeau) Flanders.
Lester is survived by his wife of 40 years, Mary Kulp Flanders; daughter, Leslie (Greg) Kaniuk of La Porte; stepdaughters, April Stamper of TN, Terri (Mark) Rye of Ruther Glen, VA, and Kristy Weaver of Knoxville, TN; sister, Mary (Bill) Meroff of Derry, NH; brother, Bruce Flanders of Derry, NH; as well as several grandchildren, nieces, and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents and brothers, Warren and Wayne Flanders.
Lester proudly served in the U.S. Army.
Lester was a mechanic for many years. He enjoyed his work repairing vending machines. Lester also enjoyed woodworking, square dancing, photography and drawing.
A Celebration of Life Service with Military Honors will be held at 3 p.m. on Friday, July 1, 2022 at Cutler Funeral Home and Cremation Center with Pastor Keith White officiating. At a later date, burial will take place at Fort Custer National Cemetery in Augusta, MI.
A time of visitation will be held from 2 p.m. until the time of the service on Friday at the funeral home.
Memorial donations may be made to the family c/o Leslie Kaniuk, 2900 Monroe Street, La Porte, IN 46350 or to the donor's choice.
Condolences may be shared with the family on www.cutlercares.com.