‹ Return to Current Obituaries

Order Flowers now for guaranteed delivery before Frances's visitation.


Frances Rahn

Frances D. Rahn, age 86, of Willmar, died Saturday evening, July 21, at Compassionate Cottage in Willmar.

The family will hold a celebration of life service at 11 a.m. Saturday, July 28, at Redeemer Lutheran Church in Willmar with visitation one hour prior to the service. Interment will be at Cloverleaf Cemetery in Willmar. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to the West Central Dementia Awareness Network.

Frances was born June 15, 1932, in Norway Lake Township, the daughter of Elmer and Alice (Johnson) Freese. She grew up and attended school in rural Sunburg, Minnesota. She was baptized and confirmed at the Sunburg Norwegian Lutheran Church. On January 1951, she married Russel "Boots" Rahn at the West Norway Lake Lutheran Church. Frances, along with her best friend, Betsy Lesteberg, lived at her parents home in Willmar while their husbands were deployed to Korea.

Frances is survived by her three children: Lynn (and Renae) Rahn of Willmar, Nancy (and Mark) Chamberlain of Willmar, and Mark (and Connie) Rahn of North Augusta, SC; and five grandchildren: Matthew (and Andrea) Werder, Benjamin (and Mindy) Werder, Heather (and Brian) Westby, Ashley (and Thomas) Erdmann, and GW (and Leslie) Rahn; along with eleven great-grandchildren: Bruno, Luca, Ezekiel, Brecken, Piper, Gable, Alessandra, Joslilyn, Reagan, Andrew, and Mason. She is also survived by a sister: Karen Swanson of Pennock; a sister-in-law: Virginia Rahn of Waynesboro, PA; and several cousins, nieces, and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband: Boots in 1979; and two brothers: Elverd and Leland.


Cemetery Details

Cloverleaf Memorial Park Cemetery
3003 8th Avenue NE
Willmar, MN, 56201

Visitation

JUL 28. 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Redeemer Lutheran Church

1401 SW 6th Street

Willmar, MN, US, 56201

http://www.redeemerwillmar.org

Service

JUL 28. 11:00 AM

Redeemer Lutheran Church

1401 SW 6th Street

Willmar, MN, US, 56201

http://www.redeemerwillmar.org


To plant memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Frances Rahn, please visit our flower store.



Guestbook

My deepest sympathy to the Rahn family in the loss of Frances.

Lori Tostenson - July 23 at 03:34 PM Nov 30 -0001 12:00 AM

Roxie Blankenship purchased the Healing Tears - Blue and White for the family of Frances D. Rahn.

Roxie Blankenship - July 24 at 10:07 AM Nov 30 -0001 12:00 AM

Healing Tears - Blue and White was purchased for the family of Frances D. Rahn.

July 26 at 01:49 PM Nov 30 -0001 12:00 AM

Healing Tears - All Pink was purchased for the family of Frances D. Rahn.

July 27 at 09:27 AM Nov 30 -0001 12:00 AM

My deepest sympathy in the loss of my cousin Frances. In His wisdom He has taken her home to be with Him. May you receive His peace and comfort.Audrey OhanesianCastro Valley, CA

Audrey - July 28 at 12:03 AM Nov 30 -0001 12:00 AM