Florence "Floss" M. Rahn

June 17, 1934 ~ July 15, 2022 (age 88)



Florence “Floss” Marshall Rahn, 88, of Olney, MD suddenly passed away on Friday July 15, 2022, while recovering from surgery. She was preceded in death by her loving husband and soul mate of 65 years, Robert Rahn. She was also preceded in death by her beloved sister, Betty Thomas and husband Robert Sr, traveling partners, sister-in-law Ruth Spearman and husband Joe.


She is survived by her daughter Karen Horne and husband Drew, Grandchildren Melissa Horne, Andrew Horne and wife Ashley, and Great Grandchildren Drew and Blake Horne. She is also survived by Michael Ellis whom she considered to be the son she never had. Additional survivors include her beloved nieces and nephews, Donna Alderton and husband Jan, Robert Thomas Jr, Joseph Spearman and wife Sue, David Spearman and wife Pat, Kathleen George and husband Robert and all their wonderful families.


Floss had a superb sense of humor, loved a good joke, and as anyone who knew her could tell you, she was a great storyteller. She was devoted to her family and large group of friends, including her much loved extended family at New Hope Presbyterian Church. A graduate of Frostburg State Teachers College in 1956, she taught 2nd Grade at Laytonsville Elementary School for almost 30 years and she touched a multitude of young lives as both a teacher and a mentor.  She and her husband Bob, were inseparable, retired together in 1988, traveled extensively, and enjoyed every moment spent with family and dear friends.


A memorial service will take place at a future date. A graveside ceremony will take place on July 20, 2022 at 11am in Frostburg Memorial Park, Frostburg MD.


Donations in her memory may be made to New Hope Presbyterian Church-

17930 Bowie Mill Road, Derwood, MD 20855

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Graveside Service
July 20, 2022

11:00 AM
Frostburg Memorial Park
70 Green St.
Frostburg, MD 21532

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