Wednesday, November 26, 2014
FRANCES “FRAN” M. CLENDENNING
ADDRESS: 650 Pearl Street, Rib Lake; Village of Rib Lake Resident
PLACE, DATE & TIME OF DEATH: 8:15 P.M. Tuesday, November 25 at Ministry St. Joseph’s Hospital, Marshfield where she had been a patient for the past 9 days.
TIME & PLACE OF SERVICES: 1:30 P.M. Saturday, November 29 at St. John’s Ev. Lutheran Church, Rib Lake
OFFICIATING: Rev. James Heffner
INTERMENT: Lakeview Cemetery, Rib Lake
VISITATION: 11:30 A.M. until the time of services at 1:30 P.M. Saturday, November 29 at St. John’s Ev. Lutheran Church, Rib Lake
DATE & PLACE OF BIRTH: July 13, 1920 in Rib Lake, Wisconsin
EDUCATION: Attended Fawn Valley Grade School and was a 1938 graduate of Rib Lake High School
MARRIAGE: May 20, 1943 in Chicago, IL to Charles P. Clendenning and he preceded her in death on December 29, 1970
PRINCIPAL EVENTS IN LIFE: After high school, Fran moved to Chicago where she was employed by Western Electric during WWII. She and her husband moved back to Rib Lake in 1945, where she was employed at Gem products in Rib Lake as a sewing machine operator for 30 years until her retirement. In her later years she enjoyed playing cards and also traveling to Europe, Greece, and Hawaii.
MEMBER OF: St. John Ev. Lutheran Church, Rib Lake and their Ladies Aid; Rib Lake Community Club and a member of the Lehman-Clendenning American Legion Auxiliary in Rib Lake. Past member of the Tuesday Morning Bowling League in Medford and Thursday Evening Ladies Bowling League in Rib Lake at the Little Bohemia Bowling Lanes.
SURVIVING CHILDREN: Son: Lee Clendenning of Rib Lake
Daughter: Gale Clendenning of Marshfield
Also survived by Nieces, Nephews, other Relatives and Friends
BROTHERS DECEASED: Charles, Harvey, John, Harry and Robert Knop
DECEASED FATHER: Carl Knop
DECEASED MOTHER: Bertha Knop (Maiden Name: Kalk)
PALLBEARERS: Mel, Jake and Peter Clendenning, Jonathan Mealey, Mike Coleman and John Hein
OTHER INFORMATION: In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to Fran’s family to be designated at a later date.
Hemer Funeral Homes of Medford and Rib Lake is assisting the family with arrangements
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