Cover photo for Thomas Florus's Obituary
Thomas Florus Profile Photo
1930 Thomas 2021

Thomas Florus

April 27, 1930 — August 3, 2021

Thomas Leroy Florus, age 91, of Flatonia, Texas passed away on Tuesday, August 3, 2021. "Leroy" as all who knew him was born April 27, 1930 in Cistern, Texas to Edna (Zimmerhanzel) Florus and Anton Joseph Florus. He was the eldest of five children. He married his sweetheart, Julie, in January 1949 on the coldest day of the year. Leroy enjoyed being a rancher/cattleman, trail riding, listening and dancing to country music. He spent many hours and miles on the road, working construction. The family settled in Flatonia in 1962 where he would continue his work in construction and working cattle on the family homestead. Those who knew him well, were treated as family. He never met a stranger. Leroy is survived by his sons David James Florus (Lillian) of Flatonia, Texas and Dennis Wayne Florus (Debbie) of Schulenburg, Texas; his brother Donald Stanley Florus and his sister Pauline Florus Farek; his grandchildren Rachelle Florus Demny (Matt), Staci Florus Fike (A.J.), Summer Seifert Henderson (Brent), Brianna Florus Janecka (Hank), A.J. Florus, and Dawson Florus (Autumn), many great-great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. Leroy was preceded in death by his wife Julie E. (Kubicek) Florus; his father Anton Joseph Florus; his mother Edna (Zimmerhanzel) Florus; his brothers Benjamin Daniel Florus and Anthony "Tony" Franklin Florus. Serving as pallbearers are Andrew "A.J." Florus, A.J. Fike, Hank Janecka, Matt Demny, Darren Florus and Dawson Florus. Leroy will be dearly missed, may he rest in peace. A visitation for Leroy will be Monday, August 9, 2021 from 5:00 to 7:00 PM at Smith Funeral Home in Flatonia, Texas with a rosary being recited at 7:00 PM. A funeral mass will be Tuesday, August 10, 2021 at 10:00 AM at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Flatonia, Texas, officiated by Father Gabriel Maison. Burial will be at Sacred Heart Catholic Cemetery in Flatonia, Texas. Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at for the Florus family. Smith Funeral Home - 128 East 5th Street, Flatonia, Tx 78941 Phone #361-865-3311
FAMILY Julie E. (Kubicek) Florus Wife (deceased) Anton Joseph Florus Father (deceased) Edna (Zimmerhanzel) Florus Mother (deceased) David James Florus (Lillian) Son Dennis Wayne Florus (Debbie) Son Donald Stanley Florus Brother Benjamin Daniel Florus Brother (deceased) Anthony Franklin Florus Brother (deceased) Pauline Florus Farek Sister Rachelle Florus Demny (Matt) Grandchild Staci Florus Fike (A.J.) Grandchild Summer Seifert Henderson (Brent) Grandchild Brianna Florus Janecka (Hank) Grandchild A.J. Florus Grandchild Dawson Florus (Autumn) Grandchild Many Great-Great Grandchildren Many Nieces and Nephews
Visitation Monday, August 09, 2021

Rosary Monday, August 09, 2021

Funeral Mass Tuesday, August 10, 2021

Burial Tuesday, August 10, 2021

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Thomas Florus, please visit our flower store.


Visits: 7

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Send Flowers

Plant A Tree

Plant A Tree