Banner Journal
Wednesday, November 30, 1994

Frances Rhead

Frances L. Rhead, 88, formerly of Black River Falls, died on Saturday, Nov. 26, 1994 in the Bortz Nursing Home, Wayne, MI.

She was born on November 6, 1906 in Belvidere, IL, to Earl and Carrie (Lerch) Lyons. She was raised in Belvidere and married Hugh E. "Buck" Rhead on March 5, 1927 in Belvidere. He died on March 26, 1980. The couple lived in Beloit for several years before purchasing a farm near Black River Falls. They had also lived in Merrillan and Millston, before returning to Black River Falls. She later moved to Warren, MI.

Survivors include two sons, David (Ann) Rhead of Bartlett, TN, and James (Rita) Rhead of St. Clair, MI; a daughter, Beverly (Dale) Michael of St. Charles, IL; eight grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.

In addition to her husband, Hugh, she was preceded in death by a sister, Irene.

Funeral services for Frances L. Rhead were Wednesday, Nov. 30 at 10 a.m. from the Buswell Funeral Home. The Rev. Roy Mish officiated and burial was in East Lawn Cemetery, Alma Center.

Friends called at the Buswell Funeral Home on Tuesday from 6 to 9 p.m. and on Wednesday, one hour prior to the services.


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