Former Gothenburg Resident: Tulsa Flies, age 35 (1979-2014)

Tulsa Flies, 35, of Ravenna, Nebraska, formerly of Brady, died May 8th, 2014, as the result of a vehicular accident at Verona, North Dakota.

He was born May 6th, 1979, in North Platte, Nebraska, son of Roy and Elaine (Aubushon) Flies.Tulsa lived in Humbolt, Nebraska, from age two-six, then lived in the Brady and Gothenburg area until 2004. Most recently he lived in the Ravenna area. He graduated from Brady High School and worked as a truck driver. He was a member of the American Quarter Horse Association. He was baptized and confirmed in the United Methodist Church. He enjoyed spending time with his kids, whom he was so proud of; hunting, riding horses and his pets.
Surviving are his parents Roy and Elaine Flies;  three brothers, Travis (Angela) Flies, Tony (Michelle McQuade) Aubushon, Donnie Flies son, Trenton Flies; daughter, Riggin Flies; girlfriend Lacy Lenn and Grandma Bonnie Glo Aubushon, along with many extended family and friends.

Tulsa was preceded in death by his grandpa, Willard Aubushon; grandparents Wayne and Willa Flies; aunt, Linda Kuhlman and uncle, Bill Flies.

Services were held at Blase-Strauser Memorial Chapel on May 13th, 2014, at 2 p.m. with Pastor Tammy Aubushon officiating.

Interment followed in the Peckham Cemetery, Gothenburg, Nebraska.

In lieu of flowers, memorials should be directed to the family for a trust to be established for Trenton and Riggin, 826 D street, Shelton, NE 68876.

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