PRICE - Our special brother, nephew and longtime friend Michael Joseph Flores, age 58, passed away Sept. 17, 2013 at Castleview Hospital in Price.
He was born April 30, 1955 in Price to Joseph T. and Tillie Martinez Flores.
Michael was a member of the Catholic Church. He was a longtime resident of Carbon County and most recently was a resident at the Emery County Care Center in Ferron.
Mike loved to help and assist others. His most memorable accomplishment was spearheading the traffic lights near Wal-Mart and Airport Road.
Michael received many plaques and awards for his efforts and although he had limited abilities he accomplished unlimited dreams.
He is survived by two brothers and one sister, Daniel (Wanda) Flores, Granger, Thomas (Leslie) Flores, Salt Lake City, Lenora (Ed) Callor, Helper; and 17 loving nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, infant sister Margaret; sisters, Helen Flores, Augustine McCook, Margaret Hopkins; brother, Richard Flores; and nephew, Ronald Soren.
Funeral Mass, Friday, Sept. 20, 2013, 10 a.m., St. Anthony Catholic Church in Helper. Vigil service, Thursday evening 7 p.m. at the church in Helper. Family will receive friends at St. Anthony's in Helper Thursday and Friday one hour prior to services. Committal service, Mt. View Cemetery, Helper.
Arrangements entrusted to Mitchell Funeral Home of Price where friends are always welcome daily and may share memories of Michael at www.mitchellfuneralhome.net.