Frances A. Forbes
Frances A. Forbes, the best-ever Mom and Grandmother, passed on Monday, January 30, 2017 surrounded by her family at Blessing Hospital. She was born on December 19, 1943 in Quincy to John R. and Martha E. (Bryant) Miller, both preceded her in death. Fran married Michael D. Forbes. He survives.
Fran had three children who kept her on her toes. While raising her children, and managing a household, she very diligently worked outside the home. She had worked at Motorola, Gardner-Denver, Harris and Titan Wheel and lastly at Mr. Video. After retiring, Fran spent time with her growing family, sewing, crocheting and gardening. Fran loved her cats and dogs. She and Michael camped for many years at Whispering Oaks, and more recently at Cedar Lakes. Fran liked playing cards, Bingo and going to the casinos.
Fran is survived by her husband, Michael; children: Kenneth M. (Ruth Ann) Poulsen, Ricky A. (Pamela) Poulsen all of Quincy and Angela M. (Kirk) Seiz of Denver, IL; grandchildren: Hailey M. (Jeremy) Welty, Danielle N. Poulsen, Kristopher A. Seiz, Justin M. Seiz and Andrea M. Seiz; and one brother, Robert J. (Barb) Miller, of Kinderhook, IL and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, a brother, John W. Miller, a mother-in-law, Elizabeth (Betty) Forbes and a father-in-law, Henry Forbes.
Memorial services will be held on Saturday, February 4, 2017 at 12:30 p.m. in Duker & Haugh Funeral Home by Rev. Jason Moncofsky. Visitation will be held at Duker & Haugh Funeral Home on Saturday morning from 11:00 until time of services. Memorials may be made to Blessing Cancer Center or the donor's choice.
Keith and Lollie Krogmeier
Fort Madison, IA
- So Sorry to hear of your loss.
- Holly Meyer
- So sorry to hear of her passing. She was a lovely lady.
Quincy IL, FL
- so sorry to hear this It's always so sad to lose a love one rest now