Mead, Frances (Fran), Saginaw, Michigan

Beloved wife, mother and grandmother passed away on Thursday, October 23, 2014 at Covenant Emergency Care Center. Age 73 years. The daughter of the late John and Arlene (Graham) Ott, Fran was born on September 17, 1941 in Saginaw, Michigan. Fran married William Mead on May 11, 1968. He survives her. She enjoyed cooking, having people over to the house and decorating her home for holidays. Fran’s greatest joy was her family and her granddaughters. Surviving besides her husband Bill Sr., are one son, Bill and Tracey Mead, Saginaw; two granddaughters, Kiersten and Lindsey; three sisters, Virginia Pharis, Sharon Balzer, Pat Blazer; many nieces and nephews. Frances was preceded in death by four sisters and one brother, Dorothy Quackenbush, Nancy Hogg, Connie Baase, Sandra Ott, and Freddie Ott. Funeral Service will take place on Monday, October 27, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. at The Snow Funeral Home, 3775 N. Center Road (between Shattuck and McCarty). Rev. Fr. Richard Jozwiak will officiate with interment to follow in Roselawn Memorial Gardens. Friends may call at the funeral home where the family will be present on Sunday from 12:00-5:00 p.m. and on Monday from 10:00 a.m. until the time of service. Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to Community Village.