February 16, 1920 ‒ November 15, 2014
Louise Francisco, age 94, of Fredericktown, passed away on Saturday, November 15, 2014 at the Country Club Retirement Campus in Mount Vernon. She was born on February 16, 1920 in Chesterville, Ohio the daughter of Willard and Cuba (Mellott) Baxter. Louise retired in 1980 after 13 years of employment as a bookkeeper for the Village of Fredericktown. She was an active member of the Fredericktown United Methodist Church and West Side Club.
Louise volunteered for many years at Fredericktown Interchurch and she enjoyed spending her free time in her vegetable and flower garden. She was an avid fan of the Ohio State Buckeyes and was awarded as the Honorary Chair for the 2013 National Day of Prayer.
She is survived by her daughters, Sharon (Jerry) Beheler of Alliance, Nancy (David) Williams of Lancaster, two sons, Michael (Teresa) Francisco of Wichita, Kansas and Larry Francisco of Loudonville, five grandchildren, Craig Beheler, Robin Kiesewetter, Amy Yost, Amanda Francisco, Matthew Francisco and two great-grandchildren.
Besides her parents she was preceded in death by her husband Milton “Judd” Francisco, a granddaughter Melissa Beheler; two brothers, Howard and Richard Baxter, two sisters, Mabel Tobin and Lucille Valler.
Friends may call on Wednesday from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Snyder Funeral Home in Fredericktown. A funeral service will be held on Thursday beginning at 10 a.m. at the Fredericktown United Methodist Church, 123 Columbus Road, Fredericktown, Ohio 43019 where friends may call one hour prior. Rev. Keith Bohley will be officiating. Burial will follow in Forest Cemetery in Fredericktown.
Memorial contributions in Louise’s name may be made to the Fredericktown United Methodist Church.
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The Snyder Funeral Home of Fredericktown is honored to serve the family of Louise Francisco.