Published 12:00 am Monday, July 6, 2009
Frances M. Mullenbach, 69
Frances M. Mullenbach, 69, of Adams, died on July 3, at her home, after her battle with leukemia.
Frances was born Nov. 8, 1939 to Fred and Frances (Pester) Spinler in Medford, Minn. Frances married Wayne Mullenbach on Sept. 25, 1962 at Christ the King Catholic Church in Medford. They lived on the family farm in rural Adams where they resided until moving into Adams in 1994. She was a member of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Johnsburg, Minn. and CCW. Frances loved being with family. She also loved to travel, dance and do crafts. She enjoyed having coffee with friends at Bubbles Café.
She is survived by her children, Lori (Kevin) Blowers, New Richland, Minn., Pat (Kris) Mullenbach, Adams, Minn., Randy Mullenbach, LeRoy, Minn., Tim Mullenbach, Rose Creek, Minn., Betty Mullenbach, Adams; grandchildren, Daniel, Megan, Claire and Lauren Mullenbach of Adams, Lucas Schmitz, Pete, Samiha and Bridgette Blowers of New Richland, Minn.; sisters and brothers, Millie Ehrich, Owatonna, Minn., Marge Ryg, West Concord, Minn., Jake (Julie) Spinler, Medford, Minn., Tom (Ruth) Spinler, New Prague, Minn.; sisters-in-Law, Evangline Binzer, Thousand Palms, Calif., Cleo Osmundson, Adams, Jurine (David) Smith, Adams, LaVonne (Slim) Landherr, Adams; brothers-in-Law, Elmer (Donna) Mullenbach, Adams, (Fuddy) Allen Mayer, Adams; nieces and nephews.
Frances was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Wayne; one brother and one sister.
A memorial mass will be celebrated on Tuesday, July 7, 2009 at 11 a.m. at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, Johnsburg, Minn. with Father James Seitz and Father Ruben Spinler Officiating. Visitation will be Monday, July 6, 2009 at the Adams Funeral Home from 4 to 8 p.m. with a Rosary at 4:30 p.m. There will be a visitation at the church on Tuesday for one hour before the service. Interment will be at St. John’s Catholic Cemetery in Johnsburg.