|Birth: ||Dec. 13, 1916|
|Death: ||Dec. 23, 2006|
Frances E. Rabbitt, 90, long time Fort Dodge resident, died December 23, 2006 at Bickford Cottage in West Des Moines.
Funeral services will be held 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at Gunderson Funeral Chapel. Visitation will be held from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday at Gunderson Funeral Home & Cremation Services. Interment will be held in North Lawn Cemetery.
Frances is survived by her children, Nancy Thompson of Minneapolis, Margie Thompson (Bob) of Des Moines, and John Rabbitt (Margaret) of Dallas, Texas; 23 grandchildren and 29 great grandchildren and 12 great-greatgrandchildren; and her brother Gaylord Whiting (Norma) of Fort Dodge. She was preceded in death by her husband Edward "Jack" and her parents Frank and Ethel (Thrush) Whiting, and her son-in-law, Harold Thompson.
Frances Whiting was born on December 13, 1916 in Estherville, Iowa. When she was in second grade her family moved to Fort Dodge. On July 25, 1937, Frances was united in marriage to Edward Rabbitt at Epworth United Methodist Church in Fort Dodge. Frances was employed at Sears and later worked with her husband as motel managers. She was a member of Epworth United Methodist Church for over 60 years, where she attended the Women's Society, the Knitwits group, and was a TTT sorority member. She and her husband enjoyed camping, square dancing, and bowling, and she has blessed many with her handy work in crafts, quilting, crocheting and knitting.
North Lawn Cemetery
Created by: Burt
Record added: Dec 24, 2006
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