Frances Mary KEIL

(nee Jesperson)

Frances Mary Keil (Jesperson) passed away February 23, 2009 at the South Bruce Grey Health Centre, Kincardine, in her 87th year.

Beloved wife of the late Howard Cowan and George Keil.

Survived by brothers: Les (Betty) Jesperson of Yakima, Washington, USA, Russ (Doreen) Jesperson of Chilliwack, BC, Allen (Anne) Jesperson, Chilliwack, BC, Ivan (Molly) Jesperson of Victoria, BC. Sadly missed by children: Glen (Carol) Cowan of Tiverton, Lynn (Ron) Nicholson of Ripley, and Kim (Debbie) Cowan of Kitchener. Lovingly remembered by grandchildren: Tiffany (Mark) Price, Christina (Ted) Kalchos, Michael (Diane) Nicholson, Joshua (Heather) Cowan, and Jordan Cowan, and by great-granchildren Anne and Jashua Price, Linnea and Noland Kalchos, Angela, Tasha and Cameron Nicholson. Also missed by step-daughters Carol Barkley and Patricia (Larry) Foord, several nieces and nephews and by her special friend Ken Webster.

Predeceased by parents Arthur Jesperson and Florence Unsworth, and sister Evelyne Zajic.

A Funeral Service was held from MacKenzie and McCreath Funeral Homes, Lucknow, Wednesday, February 25, 2009 at 2:00 PM with visitation one hour prior.

Interment Little Mountain Cemetery, Chilliwack, BC. In lieu of flowers donations to R-Villa Recreation Fund would be appreciated.

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