Frances “Francie” Mayer

April 1, 1928 – Nov. 30, 2018

Frances “Francie”

Mayer, 90, Anamoose,

passed away Friday, No-

vember 30, 2018 at the St.

Aloisius Nursing Home in

Harvey. Her funeral will

be held Friday, December

7, at 10:30 A.M. at St.

Francis-Xavier Catholic

Church in Anamoose.

Visitation will be held

Thursday from 5:00 P.M.

to 7:00 P.M. followed by a

7:00 P.M. prayer service,

all at the church. Burial

will take place Friday at

3:00 P.M. at the Riverview

Cemetery in Washburn.

Arrangements with

Bethke-Nelson Funeral

Home of Drake.

Frances Marie Boehm,

daughter of Steven and

Frieda (Boschee) Boehm,

was born April 1, 1928 at

Pickardville, ND where

she grew up and attended

country school. As a

young girl, she worked for

her grandparents and later

for the Gov. John Davis

family before meeting the

love of her life, Francis H.

Mayer. They were united

in marriage on September

1, 1947 in McClusky and

made their home on the

Mayer farm north of

Anamoose where Frances

worked at Francis’s side,

farming and milking

cows. They remained on

the farm until Francis

passed away in 2016.

Frances was a member

of St. Francis-Xavier

Catholic Church of

Anamoose where she

served on various Ladies

Circles over the years.

She was also a member of

the Anamoose Senior Ci-

tizens Club and the local

Homemakers Club, never

missing a chance to host

the other ladies.

Frances traveled exten-

sively with Francis. An

awesome cook and baker,

her pies and bread were

coveted by all. She en-

joyed playing cards, sew-

ing & quilting, crocheting,

embroidering and gar-


She is survived by 1

son, Gary (Donna) Mayer

of Rapid City, SD; 1

daughter, Vickie Mayer of

Washburn; 4 grandchil-

dren, Scott (Tami) of Rug-

by, Ryan of Rapid City,

Dr. Tessa (Michael) Kemp

of Woodbury, MN and Dr.

Sara Mayer (Michael) of

Edina, MN; 4 great-grand-

children, Taylor, Haley,

Jayden and Gillian; 6 sis-

ters, Barbara Heinle,

Kathy (Richard) Wiest,

Carol Kupiszewski, Jackie

(Dave) Kulackowski,

Loretta Boehm and Ber-

nadette (Craig) Rooker; 1

brother-in-law, Don (Clara

Ann) Mayer; 4 sisters-in-

law, Clem Boehm, Jeri

Ann Boehm, Karen

Boehm and Marcella Nu-

dell; and numerous nieces

and nephews.

Frances was preceded

in death by her husband,

Francis; her son, Gale; her

parents; 4 brothers,

Richard, Pat, Arlin and

Dennis; 1 sister, Margaret

Fredricks; and 3 sisters-

in-law, Velda Boehm,

Estella Rudnick and Marie


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