|Birth: ||Feb. 21, 1923|
|Death: ||Jan. 26, 2013|
89, of Edgerton, passed away Saturday afternoon at the Edgerton Hospital with a contingent of family members by her side. Frances was born at the Pine Knob Inn in Canadensis, PA, the daughter of the late George W. and Alice May (Williams) Crane. Frances met William Carothers of the Wisconsin Dells area, at a dance when he was on a short leave from the Navy during World War II. Bill and Fran married and their first two children, Sharon and Roland, were born and, then, they moved to the Edgerton and Busseyville area, where they lived for many years. After Bill's retirement, they moved to Elroy, WI, where they lived for a number of years before returning to Edgerton, to the Elm Drive Apartments. For the past 8 years, Fran has resided at the Edgerton Care Center, where she was provided with excellent care. Frances was a stay at home Mom for most of her life, but provided child care for a number of young children over the years. Fran had been a Ladies Auxiliary member of the V.F.W. and Disabled American Veterans. Fran was a member of the Busseyville Community Church and the Ladies Aid. She was a member of the Edgerton Wrestling Club and a charter member of the Cuzzins Camping group. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Bill on Oct. 1, 2002; son-in-law, Arthur Thew; granddaughter, Devonne Starks; siblings: Helen Carlton, Dorothy Kresge, Jean Miller, Wallace Crane, Milton Crane, Robert Crane and David Crane; in-laws, Hank and Mona Petersen, Roland "Bud" Carothers, and Al Carothers.
William Garfield Carothers (1925 - 2002)
Created by: Bob
Record added: Jan 28, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 104301430
Added: Sep. 22, 2013