Sean Flores, 21, passed away peacefully on January 1, 2011. Sean was born in Sonoma on May 3, 1989. He moved with his family to Susanville in 2000, where he graduated from Long Valley Charter School in 2007.
Sean is survived by his mother Cherie Flores, American Canyon; father Robert Flores, Reno; grandparents Ron and Connie McCann, Sonoma, Robert and Maxine Flores, Alabama, and Juanita and George Kell, Susanville; great-grandparents Tom and Hazel Phillips, Sonoma; sister Amber Gipson and nephew Cody Beaty, Idaho; uncles and aunts Matt and Amber Howlett, Sonoma, and Bruce and Jonna Flores, Reno; cousins Allison and Alicia Howlett, Erik, Taylor and Sara Flores; and numerous other relatives.
Sean was very loving, creative, and artistic, enthusiastically enjoying music, art, nature, hiking, camping, animals, and traveling. Sean will be dearly missed by those he touched and left behind.
Services will be held at 11 am. on Saturday, January 15, at the Sonoma Valley Community Church, Sonoma.
Sean’s family has designated the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) for memorial contributions:
49 Stevenson Street, Suite 100, San Francisco, CA 94105.