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Frances Marie Larsen (Hiner)

March 11, 1931 - January 18, 2019

A private family graveside service was held at Gilliland Cemetery. Memorial contributions can be made in Frances’ name to Samaritan Evergreen Hospice; 4600 Evergreen St., S.E., Albany, Oregon 97321.

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Frances Marie Larsen, 87, a long-time resident of Sweet Home, Oregon, recently of Lebanon, passed away Friday, January 18, 2019. She was born in Burbank, Oklahoma to Dewit T. an Maggie Olive (Lee) Hiner.

She was raised in Oklahoma and Texas. She moved to Oregon in the 1950s, and then to Elkton during the 70s, after which she moved to Sweet Home for 30 years, then she moved to Lebanon.

Frances was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. She was a homemaker. She also owned and operated a Lapidary shop and was a vendor at trade shows.

She loved to cook, can, tend flowers, and garden. She really loved to play cards with her neighbors. She was an Arizona Snowbird!

Frances is survived by daughters Bonnie Keeler of Dewitt, Michigan, Elvina Pechar of Lebanon, and Pamela Adams of Sweet Home; daughter-in-law Kathie Larsen of Elkton; nine grandchildren; and thirteen great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Carl J. Larsen, in 2008; sons Carl “Shorty” Larsen in 1995 and Daniel E. Larsen in 2008; and grandson Caleb G. Larsen in 2005.

A private family graveside service was held at Gilliland Cemetery. Memorial contributions can be made in Frances’ name to Samaritan Evergreen Hospice; 4600 Evergreen St., S.E., Albany, Oregon 97321.

Sweet Home Funeral Chapel is handling arrangements.