Chesterton Tribune

Services set for Lois Francis, age 89

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Lois C. Francis, age 89, of Chesterton passed away Saturday April 16, 2011.

She was born July 1, 1921 in Hannibal, Wisconsin to Louis and Flora (Warner) Olson. She was married to Frank C. Francis who preceded her in death in 1971.

She loved collecting rocks, scrapbooking, collecting tea cups and sewing.

Lois is survived by her grandson Kenneth “Chip” Francis, Jr., wife Christa, her great-granddaughter Mia all of Westville, and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband and parents; four sons David, Terrance, Karl and Kenneth Francis, Sr. and many brothers and sisters.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday April 20, at Edmonds & Evans Funeral Home 517 W. Broadway Chesterton, IN 46304 with Father James Meade officiating. Burial will follow in Chesterton Cemetery.

Visitation will be Tuesday April 19, from 4 to 8 p.m., at the Funeral Home.

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Posted 4/18/2011