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Frances M. Yaeger, 78

Frances Marie “Frany” Yaeger, age 78, of Delano passed away Monday, Dec. 30, 2013, at home with her family.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Loren Yaeger; and a daughter, Theresa.

Frany is survived by her children, Barbara (David), Christopher, and Thomas; three grandchildren, Angie, Scott, and Brett; one step grandchild, Andrew; and two great-grandchildren, Austin and Lily.

A loving wife and mother, Frany will be remembered for her ice cream shop in Delano, called Frany’s, where a group of children found good ice cream and a place to hang out. She enjoyed them so much they became known as Frany’s kids.

She also taught painting in ceramic arts and porcelain china. She was very good at painting flowers, especially roses. Frany would find pleasure in replicating nature, and noticing the details that brought porcelain dolls eyes to life.

Her view on life was one of an artist, and she would always look for the beauty in the things around her, often pausing to take it in and point it out to others. Her creative view led her to enjoy singing, painting, and the arts in many ways.

Frany had a personal relationship with her Lord Jesus Christ. She will be missed greatly.

Mass of Christian Burial took place Friday, Jan. 3 at 11:30 a.m. at St. Peter Catholic Church in Delano, with visitation two hours prior to the services, from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m., in Martha’s Hall of St. Peter Catholic Church. Interment was in the Calvary Cemetery in Delano.

Arrangements were by the Iten’s Funeral Home of Delano.

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