Aug. 28, 1912-Dec. 27, 2004
Frances M. Trail, 92, died Monday (Dec. 27, 2004) at Hillcrest Nursing Home.
She was born Aug. 28, 1912, to Lynn Bartlett and Helena Margaret (Hellriegel) Hoyt in Hitchcock County in her grandparents home.
She attended District 68 School and graduated from McCook High School in 1930. She also attended McCook Junior College and much later graduated from McCook Community College in 1977.
She married Doane O. Trail in Goodland, Kan., on Aug. 10, 1931, and to this union four children were born.
She was a member of the McCook United Methodist Church, Eastern Star, Gingham Gals Extension Club and McCook China Painters.
Preceding her in death were her parents; her husband, Doane on Jan. 16, 1995; and sister, Elynnor Trail.
Survivors include two daughters, Margaret Nielsen and husband, Dale of Lexington and Virginia Trail and husband, Vern Tweedie of Teec Nos Pos, Ariz.; two sons, Richard and wife, Ann of McCook and Thomas Trail of Long Pine; a great-grandson they raised from early childhood through college, Karl Siebuhr and wife, Cami of Kettering, Ohio; a brother, Willard Hoyt and wife, Vernie of Culbertson; 13 grandchildren and 21 great grandchildren.
Memorials may be given to Memorial United Methodist Church or Hillcrest Nursing Home in McCook.
Funeral Services are Friday, 10 a.m. at the Memorial United Methodist Church with Rev. Dr. Jeffrey Thurman officiating. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery.
Visitation is today until 7 p.m., and Thursday, 9 a.m. - 8 p.m. Friends may also go online at www.carpenterbreland.com to extend condolences.
Carpenter Breland Funeral Home of McCook is in charge of the arrangements.