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Frances Margaret Lubben
04/26/1917 — 02/05/2010
From Richland, WA, US | Born in St. Albans, VT
Frances Margaret Lubben
Frances M. Lubben 1917-2010
Frances M. Lubben passed away Feb. 5th at her home in Richland.
She was born April 26, 1917 in St. Albans, Vermont. She spent most of her childhood in Maywood, Illinois. Frances graduated from the University of Illinois in 1939 with a degree in English and a minor in French. She was a sister in the Zeta Tau Alpha Sorority.
Frances married Richard Lubben Oct. 1939. They had one daughter, Linda. Frances's husband passed away in 1984.
Prior to coming to Richland in 1960, the family spent 13 years in Bozeman, MT.
Frances was a lifetime member of the Eastern Star and AAUW. She was member of P.E.O. and the Kaldec Auxiliary. Frances was a member of the Central United Protestant Church. Her faith in God gave her the strength to go on with life after she lost her husband.
Frances enjoyed playing the piano, reading, knitting, singing and growing roses. In her younger years, she enjoyed fishing and hunting deer and antelope with family and friends Montana.
Survivors include Linda Waara of Port Orchard, WA; two grandchildren, Paul Lassila and Erica Fletcher and two great grandchildren, Paige and Payton Fletcher, Kenneth Bensen and Eleanor Mobley.
Frances was a wonderful role model and loving, caring wife and mother. Her kindness and generosity touched many lives. Her friends and family will miss her, but know she is happy and at peace.
A graveside service will be held at Sunset Memorial Gardens in Richland on Saturday, February 13, 2010 at 1:00pm. A memorial service to celebrate her life will be held Saturday, February 13, 2010 at 3:00pm at Central United Protestant Church in Richland with a reception to follow in the fellowship hall.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her name to Central United Protestant Church Building Fund, 1124 Stevens Drive, Richland, WA 99352 or to a charity of your choice.
Dear Linda and family: Sending you sympathy wishes in the loss of your dear mom; she was a wonderful individual. So was your dad; I worked for him for years at Kadlec Hospital. We are snowbirding in Arizona – therefore cannot get to the funeral services. You will all be in Ray and my prayers during this difficult time. I would love to receive your e-mail as I would like to contact you personally. Love to all and we do have fond memories of both your mom and dad. Prayers to all – Mille and Ray Nierman
Linda we are so sorry for the loss of your mother. She was a wonderful woman and lived her life to the fullest. You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers.