McCOOK, Nebraska -- Frances Marie Unger died Wednesday (April 21, 2010) at Immanuel Fontanelle Home in Omaha. She was 94 years old.
Frances was born in Marshfield, Missouri, and soon moved to a farm north of McCook. She grew up on that farm and attended Quick rural school and McCook High School where she graduated in 1934.
She married Charles O. Unger in 1938 and farmed north of McCook for 45 years. Frances was active with District 41 School, 4-H, Home Extension club and Bible Circle. She and Charles moved to McCook in 1980 where she became active with the Helping Hand Thrift Store and Garden Club. She loved to travel and enjoyed the outdoors, reading and gardening.
Preceding her in death were her husband, Charles O. Unger; mother, Elizabeth Dedman Burchett; father, Samuel Burchett; and son-in-law, Rand Schumaker.
Survivors include her sons, Gilbert Unger (wife Leslie), Loomis, Nebraska, Cletus (wife Dawn), Raymore, Missouri, Allen (wife Kerry), Dallas, Texas; and daughter, Alice Schumaker, Omaha, Nebraska; grandchildren, Shari, Eric, Jason and Randy; great-grandchildren, Charlie, Eva, Anna, Allison, and Jayden; and special friends, Gloria and Dale Cotton. Frances is remembered by many other relatives and friends.
Memorials are being accepted in her name or may be given to the United Methodist Church Helping Hand Fund.
Visitation will be Friday until 8 p.m. at Carpenter Breland Funeral Home. Family and friends may also go to www.carpenterbreland.com to leave condolences online.
Funeral services will be Saturday at 10 a.m. at Memorial United Methodist Church in McCook with the Rev. Lance Clay officiating. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery.
Carpenter Breland Funeral Home of McCook is in charge of the arrangements.