Frances Mae Ware Obituary, 2006

DECATUR – Frances Mae Ware, 98, of Decatur passed away at 5:15 p.m. Saturday (July 15, 2006) in St. Mary’s Hospital.

Funeral services will be 2:30 p.m. Tuesday (July 18, 2006) in Dawson & Wikoff West Wood Street Funeral Home with visitation one hour before services. Burial will be in Fairlawn Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be directed to Grace United Methodist Church or St. Mary’s Hospital Long Term Care. Messages of condolence may be sent to the family via e-mail at

Mrs. Ware was born on June 28, 1908 in Decatur, IL the daughter of W. Earle and Minnie Hoots Stultz. She was a homemaker and a member of Grace United Methodist Church. She married Fred N. Ware on October 5, 1926. He preceded her in death on February 13, 1968.

Surviving is her son: Ronald E. Ware and his wife Sandra of Blue Mound, IL; daughters: Jacqueline A. Ware of Decatur, IL, Sharon S. Leis and her husband George of Osceola, IN; grandchildren: Brenda J. Ware, Steven M. Leis, Jonathan Leis, Suzanne M. Gill, Jason E. Leis and Jeremy E. Leis; 9 great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband and one grandson: Bryan Ware.

Obituary written by family members. Online guest book at

Source:  Herald & Review (Decatur, IL) – Monday, July 17, 2006

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