Frances S. Ganiere


Frances S. Ganiere (nee Anderson), 88, passed away Wednesday, July 1, 2009, at Kindred Hearts of Fond du Lac.

Frances was born on April 17, 1921, to Frank and Margaret (nee Coggers) Anderson in Calaway, Minn.  She married the late Gerald P. Ganiere in 1938, and they shared 55 years together.  They lived in Milwaukee, New Berlin, Neshkoro and later West Bend.

Frances is survived by her children, Ronald (Donna), Gerald (Kathy) and Margaret (Louis) Isola. She is further survived by her grandchildren, Stephen, David, John, Jay, Vicki, Nicholas and Melissa; great-grandchildren, Savannah, Zane, Bella, Autumn, Seth and Anatalya; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She is preceded in death by her parents; husband, Gerald; daughter, Mary Ellen (Terry) Graham; and her sisters and brothers.

A funeral Mass will be on Tuesday, July 7, 2009, at 11 a.m. at St. Frances Cabrini with the Rev. Nathan Reesman officiating. Interment to follow at Holy Cross Cemetery. Visitation will be at the church only on Tuesday, July 7, from 10 a.m. until time of Mass.  Memorials are appreciated to the American Cancer Society.

A special thank you to the staff at Kindred Hearts for their loving care of Frances.

The Phillip Funeral Home of West Bend is assisting the family.