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Verino "Pete" Flex

February 13, 1929 - September 16, 2023
Racine, WI


Life Story / Obituary


February 13, 1929 - Sept. 16, 2023

RACINE - Verino Peter “Pete”0 Flex, age 94, passed away Saturday, September 16, 2023, at his residence. Pete was born in Smithfield, Pennsylvania on Feb. 13, 1929, son of the late Frank and Natalina Flex, both born in Italy circa 1890.

Pete graduated from Mary D. Bradford High School "Class of 1946". On August 5, 1950, Pete was united in marriage to Roberta Alma Henry. Early in their marriage, Pete and Roberta were employed as dance instructors by Arthur Murray Dance Studios. Pete later worked for 15 years as an insurance salesman for Prudential Life Insurance Company. He founded and operated Flex Home Repair for thirty years in Racine. For 59 years, Pete was a member in good standing of Roma Lodge in Racine, WI. Above all, he was a devoted husband, father, and grandfather to his son Steven and his grandchildren Alexander and Natalie Mae Flex.

Pete will be dearly missed by his surviving family and his many friends. Surviving is his daughter-in-law Carol Ann Seater and his granddaughter Natalie Mae Flex and other relatives and dear friends. Pete was preceded in death by his wife Roberta, his son Steven Flex, his grandson Alexander Flex and his three siblings Theodore, Rendo and Rena.

Private funeral services were held.