Frances “Fran” Mary Koers May 16, 1927 – August 23, 2018 Frances “Fran” Mary Koers, 91, loving mother, passed away peacefully on Thursday, August 23, 2018 at her home. Mrs. Koers was born on May 16, 1927 in South Bend, Indiana to Frederick and Maud (Petrie) Bishop. Fran was married on February 18, 1950 in South Bend to Gilbert J. Koers. Gil preceded her in death on April 14, 2011. She has two daughters and a son, Patricia A. Koers and Deborah R. and James R. Snodgrass, all of South Bend. Fran also has a very close friend, Rev. Mark Thesing, C.S.C., who she thought of as a son. Her two brothers, Patrick Bishop and Joseph Bishop, preceded her in death. Mrs. Koers worked at National Bank in her younger years and enjoyed playing softball at that time. She loved bowling; and to play the slot machine. Fran and her family have served as “helping hands” to Fr. Richard Laurick, C.S.C. at the Chapel in Memorial Hospital. Funeral Mass will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, August 27, 2018 at Saint Anthony dePadua Church, 2120 E. Jefferson Blvd., South Bend, IN. Father Mark Thesing will officiate. Friends may visit with the family at the church one hour prior to services. Burial will take place in Highland Cemetery, South Bend. Contributions in memory of Fran Koers may be made to American Cancer Society of North Central Indiana, 130 Red Coach Drive, Mishawaka, IN 46545. Palmer Funeral Home – River Park, South Bend is assisting the family with arrangements. Online condolences may be shared with the Koers Family at www.palmerfuneralhomes.com.
Our most sincere sympathies to the family and friends of Frances Fran Mary Bishop Koers May 16 1927 August 23 2018 (age 91).
Death notice for the town of: Stillwater, state: Oklahoma