Sean Michael Flynn, 24, of Springfield, died at 11:11 pm, Friday, June 22, 2012 at Memorial Medical Center. He was born May 1, 1988 in Springfield, to Robert and Christina Baker Flynn.
He is survived by his fiancé: Chelsea Colclasure of Springfield; parents, Robert & Christina Flynn of Pleasant Plains; three sisters Kayla (Fiancé: Kyle Zellers) Flynn of Springfield, Dawn Flynn and Kelli Flynn (Boyfriend: Chad Smith) both of Pleasant Plains; Grandparents, Judith (Sy) Haber of New Berlin and John (Peg) Flynn of Springfield; several aunts and uncles; four nieces, Emma, Ellie, Kinsley and Karleigh; one nephew, Gerrick; several cousins and two boxers, Junior and Niccoli.
He was preceded in death by his grandpa, William T. Baker; one sister, Shannon Marie Flynn; his boxer, Mac and several great grandparents.
Sean was a member of St. Aloysius Church Springfield School Board District 186; The Young Democrats, where he served as treasurer and the Lake Press Club and served as Precinct Committeeman on the Northend for three years. He also liked country music concerts. He played softball at the Lake Press Club and Volleyball and softball at Four Seasons. He also enjoyed basketball and baseball which he played at Pleasant Plains and golfing. He enjoyed riding his dirt bikes and motorcycle, going to the motorcycle races at the State fairgrounds with his dad; fishing; playing with his dogs, watching CNN and making friends with everyone.
He was a graduate of Pleasant Plains High School; attended Lincoln Land Community College and received his Bachelor’s degree in Political Science in 2011 from UIS. He was currently working on his Masters degree and serving as a tour guide for the Illinois Secretary of State at the Capitol.
Visitation: 4-7 pm, Wednesday, June 27, 2012 at Staab Funeral Home.
Funeral Service: 10 am, Thursday, June 28, 2012 at Staab Funeral Home with Reverend Tom Donovan officiating. Burial will follow at Oak Ridge Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to Special Olympics; The Young Democrats or to Shepherd One at St. Aloysius Church