The Free Press, Mankato, MN

January 18, 2013

Frances B. Kiffe

—  Frances B. Kiffe, age 101, of Mankato died Tuesday, January 15, 2013, at Hillcrest Health Care Center, Mankato.

  Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m., Tuesday, January 22, 2013, at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, Mankato with Rev. John Kunz officiating.  Visitation will be one hour before service at the church.  Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery, Mankato.  Memorials are preferred to St. John the Baptist Catholic Church or the donor's choice.

  Frances was born July 29, 1911, in Amboy to William O. and Edith (Secrest) Johnson.  She graduated from Amboy High School in 1929.  On June 4, 1932, she was united in marriage to Garry F. Kiffe in Mankato.   Frances was a member of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church.

  Frances is survived by her son, William G. Kiffe and his wife, Sharon of Great Falls, MT; two grandsons, Michael Kiffe of Seattle WA and Steven Kiffe and his wife, Amy and great-granddaughter, Elise of Marysville, WA; nieces and nephews.

 Frances was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Garry in 2000; brother, Russell Johnson and wife, Helen; sister, Margaret Cote and husband, Cedric.

  Arrangements by Mankato Mortuary.