Marian A. Francour
MADISON, Wis. — Marian A. Francour, age 97, passed away on Wednesday, April 19, 2017 at Agrace HospiceCare. She was born on February 8, 1920 to Swedish and Norwegian immigrants Emil and Agnes Johnson in Peshtigo, Wisconsin. She was a wonderful wife, mom, grandma and homemaker. Marian was married to her high school sweetheart, Al, for 66 years. Mom and Dad are together again enjoying golfing, Badger, Packer and Brewer games, and traveling the Wisconsin countryside. Marian was also an avid reader and enjoyed her books on tape.
Marian is survived by her three children, Kathy (Jim) Danner, Bart (Karen) Francour and Craig (Wendy) Francour; 8 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband; sisters and brothers-in-law, Helen (Emil) Blankschein and Esther (Irvin) Kunick; and sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Glendora and Russell Gould. Private family services are being held. Friends and family who wish may send a donation in Marian’s name to Bethel Lutheran Church, Media Ministry, 312 Wisconsin Ave, Madison, WI 53703; Agrace HospiceCare, 5395 E. Cheryl Parkway, Fitchburg, WI 53711; or Wisconsin Talking Book and Braille Library, 813 W. Wells Street, Milwaukee, WI 53233.
We would like to thank Pastor Margo Martens of Bethel, for her visits and phone calls. We are extremely grateful to the staff and volunteers of Agrace HospiceCare for their kindness and compassionate care over the past year.
Cress Funeral & Cremation Service
3610 Speedway Road, Madison
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