Frances Duncan

Frances P. Duncan, 79, of Sioux City, Iowa, died Sunday, May 5, 2019 at a local hospital.

Memorial Services were held at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, May 11, 2019 at the Waterbury Funeral Service.

Frances Hanke was born October 15, 1939 in Oto, Iowa the daughter of Ai and Edna (Farber) Handke. She graduated from Oto High School.

She married William Duncan in the late 1950’s.

Frances worked at Zenith for 20+ years and at Woolco Department Store and then Gateway until they closed.  In the early years, she attended Oto Methodist Church.

She is survived by her three daughters: Margaret (Bill) Keairns of Sioux City; Teresa “Trish” Duncan-Richer of Sioux City; and Lonna (Daniel) Lenz of Sergeant Bluff; a brother, Tom (Karen) Handke of Smithland; two sisters, Susan (Jerry) Schoenherr of Mapleton, Iowa and Linda Nepper of Oto, Iowa; seven grandchildren; and numerous great-grandchildren.

Frances was preceded in death by her parents; one sister, Mary Vipond; a brother, David Handke; and one grandson, Francis Paul Smith.

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