Frances J. Denzien

August 31, 1940 ‒ April 17, 2009

Mount Vernon, Ohio

Frances J. Denzien, age 68, of North Jefferson St., Mount Vernon passed away on Friday morning, April 17, 2009 at the Riverside Hospital in Columbus. She was born on August 31, 1940 in Columbus, a daughter of the late Floyd and Faye (Satterfield) Shepard.

Frances retired from the Community Relations Department of Sprint. She was a member of the Eagles and the Order of Eastern Star. Before retirement, Frances was active in the Chamber of Commerce, the Republican Women and the Junior Miss.

Frances is survived by her son, Scott (Terri) Denzien of Texas; grandchildren, Courtnie, Tiffany, Timothy “TJ”, Britney, Eddie and Bradley Grubaugh, and Robyn Patrick; great grandchildren, Victoria, Jonah, and Kylee Patrick , and Ethan Lacey; and sisters, Frieda (Joe) Metcalf and Brenda (Russell) Hess both of Mount Vernon.

In addition to her parents, Frances was preceded in death by her husband, Edward L. Denzien Jr. and a daughter, Stephanie Grubaugh.

The family will receive friends from 11 a.m. until the time of the funeral service at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, April 21, 2009 at the Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home, 201 Newark Road, Mount Vernon with Pastor Dan Taylor officiating. Burial will follow in the Mount Vernon Memorial Gardens.

The Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home in Mount Vernon is honored to serve the family of Frances J. Denzien.

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