Billy Joe Flaata

SALEM–Billy Joe Flaata, 35, of Salem died Thursday in Salem.

He was born on April 6, 1982 in Bottineau, N.D., the son of Shelley Diane (Kleespie) Flaata Carlson and the late Leroy H. Flaata.

He had been last employed as a welder at MAC Trailor in Salem. He had previously been employed by construction/retail store remodel companies and a computer technician/computer builder.

In addition to his mother of Salem, he is survived by his son, Luke William Flaata of Salem; siblings, David Flaata of Canton, Michael Megan (Modie) Flaata of Columbus and Erik (Ali Suggett) Carlson of Salem.

The family has requested that there be no services or calling hours held.

Arrangements by the Arbaugh-Pearce-Greenisen & Sons Funeral and Cremation Services, Salem.