Frances M. Egan

Feb. 25, 1905 - Sept. 6, 2007

Frances M. Egan, 102, of Waukesha, died Thursday, Sept. 6, 2007, at LindenGrove in Mukwonago, where she was a resident for the past seven years. She was born Feb. 25, 1905, in Fond Du Lac, the daughter of Patrick and Barbara (nee Veeser) Murphy.

At age 16, Frances was the organist at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Fond Du Lac. At age 19, she attended the Chicago College of Music, and also played organ during intermissions at the Chicago Theatre and the Uptown Theatre in Chicago.

Frances married George Egan on Nov. 25, 1927, in Chicago; he preceded her in death Jan. 2, 1998. She will be fondly remembered for being an outstanding musician and lifelong pianist and organist.

Frances will be sadly missed by her son, George (June) Egan of Waukesha; her daughter, Nancy Tarr of Ohio; three grandchildren, Randy, Charles and Mary; one great-grandchild, Katie; and her brother, Gerald E. (Lucille) Murphy of Neenah.

In addition to her husband, she is preceded in death by her brother, William Doughtery, and sisters, Helen and Florence.

Visitation will be held from 1 p.m. until the 2 p.m. memorial Mass on Wednesday, Sept. 12, at St. James Catholic Church, 830 Highway NN East, Mukwonago. The Rev. Frank Malloy will officiate.

For further information, please call Randle-Dable Funeral, Cremation and Preplanning Services at 547-4035, or go to www.waukeshafunerals.com for directions or to leave an online tribute.