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Frances Skelton

Frances Skelton

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  • Name Frances Skelton 
    Born 4 May 1924  Constantine,St. Joseph,Michigan,United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Obituary 14 Jan 2012  Constantine,St. Joseph,Michigan,United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Eley Funeral Home 
    • Frances M. Hoopingarner, age 87 of Constantine, MI, died Saturday, January 14th, 2012 at the Heartland Health Care Center in Three Rivers. She was born in Constantine, on April 19, 1924, a daughter of Herman and Sadie (Thorn) Skelton. Frances attended Constantine Schools. On June 30, 1967 she married Austin Charles Hoopingarner in Constantine. He preceded her in death April 4, 2000. Frances worked at Denton Mills Centreville for 41 years retiring in 1986. Frances is a member of the Constantine United Methodist Church. She was a former member of the St. Joseph Historical Society, and is a member of the Gov. Barry Historical Society. Frances enjoyed crochet, needlework and gardening.
      Surviving are her sisters Eleanor Pashby of Constantine, Elizabeth Rentfrow of White Pigeon, brothers William Skelton, Robert Skelton and Herman Skelton, Jr. all of Constantine, sister in law Caralene Skelton of Constantine and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, sister Lillian Holderman, brother Thomas Skelton and half brothers, Russell, Elwood, and Joseph Skelton.
      Relatives and friends will be received Monday from 2-4 and 6-8 pm at the Eley Funeral Home in Constantine, where services will be held Tuesday at 11 am. with Reverend Marilyn Schlimgen officiating. Interment will be at Constantine Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the Methodist Church or Gov. Barry Society. On line messages may be left for the family below.
    Died 14 Jan 2012  Three Rivers,St. Joseph,Michigan,United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 17 Jan 2012  Constantine,St. Joseph,Michigan,United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
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    Person ID I1663  Rgstrong Family genes. | Descendants of Walter Halladay, cir 1640, Decendants of Samuel Halladay, 1680-1741, Descendants of Ebenezer Pratt, I7152 and Noah Halladay, I8837, Descendants of John Skelton, 1793-1877, Descendants of William Steare, -1720
    Last Modified 27 Jan 2012 

    Father Ancestors Herman Skelton Married: 2x2x ,   b. 6 Aug 1888, Ashton,Osceola,Michigan,United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Sep 1941, Constantine,St. Joseph,Michigan,United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 53 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Ancestors Sadie Thorne,   b. 5 Sep 1895, Constantine,St. Joseph,Michigan,United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Nov 1986, Constantine,St. Joseph,Michigan,United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married Mar 1923  Three Rivers,St. Joseph,Michigan,United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F9  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Ancestors Austin Charles Hoopingarner,   b. 9 Aug 1917, ,Branch,Michigan,United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Apr 2000, Three Rivers,St. Joseph,Michigan,United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Married 30 Jun 1967  Constantine,St. Joseph,Michigan,United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • From the Obituary of Hoopingarner, Austin Charlie.
    Last Modified 7 Jan 2007 
    Family ID F863  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 4 May 1924 - Constantine,St. Joseph,Michigan,United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 30 Jun 1967 - Constantine,St. Joseph,Michigan,United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsObituary - Eley Funeral Home - 14 Jan 2012 - Constantine,St. Joseph,Michigan,United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 14 Jan 2012 - Three Rivers,St. Joseph,Michigan,United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 17 Jan 2012 - Constantine,St. Joseph,Michigan,United States Link to Google Earth
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    Frances' senior picture 1942