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Frances "Fran" Anthonsen

March 22, 1932 — June 6, 2020

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Frances C., age 88 of Cottage Grove, passed away on June 6, 2020.

Preceded in death by her husband, Clarence and sister, Mary Lobe.

Loving mother of Bryan (Cathy), Brenda (John) Nieland, Lori (Bruce) and Mark. Grandmother of Joe (Jenna) and Rob Anthonsen; Mike and Laura Nieland. Sister of Peter Lilek; nieces and nephews. Family will plan a service at a later date. Memorials to National Kidney Foundation.

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