Florence Ann Bird

Florence Ann Bird

April 28, 1936 – June 3, 2020

Age 84

Preceded in death by parents Elmer and Florence Kossack.

Survived by husband of 63 years Charles; daughter Julie A. Bird of Charlotte, NC, Jane E. Bird of Bellevue, and Jean M. Murray (Edward) of Portland, OR; grandson Robert C. Park (Whitney) of Louisville, KY; and brother Ted Kossack of Lincoln, NE.

Visitation:  Thursday, June 11th, noon – 2:00 p.m. followed by

Funeral Service at 2:00 p.m., both, at Bellevue Memorial Chapel.

To view video of the service, click the link below:


Interment: Bellevue Cemetery

In lieu of flowers, please make contributions in her name to the National Lymphedema Network at lymphnet.org, or mail to 411 Lafayette St., 6th Floor. New York, NY 10003.


  • Kate Gentile Posted June 7, 2020 4:55 pm

    Mike and I are so sorry to hear that your wife passed away. Prayers for you and the family

  • Thomas J Parson Posted June 7, 2020 6:31 pm

    Charlie and family, I am so sorry for your loss. My prayers for you during this time of sorrow.

  • Judy Wiley Posted June 7, 2020 8:03 pm

    My deepest sympathy to you all. Ann was such a sweet lady.
    My prayers and love are with y’all.
    Much love Judy Wiley

  • Vicki Wiley Posted June 7, 2020 11:28 pm

    Charlie, Julie, Jane, Jean & families,
    So very sorry for your loss. Sending love & prayers of comfort to all of you.

  • Robert & Susan Schrader Posted June 8, 2020 8:41 pm

    Sorry for your loss Charlie and family. May Florence’s life be a blessing.

  • Kathy Minikus Posted June 9, 2020 4:03 pm

    Ann was such a courageous, inspiring and uplifting person. I only met her a few times, she was always upbeat and never “poor me”. May we all be as fearless as Ann.

  • Jeannette Zucker Posted June 10, 2020 12:23 am

    To the Family of Florence Ann Bird,

    Our hearts go out to you all as you heal from the loss of Florence. We wish you an abundance of love during this difficult time. On behalf the National Lymphedema Network, please accept our sincerest condolences.

    Jeannette Zucker
    Executive Director, NLN

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