Frances Blanche Hanzel

June 4th, 2020

Frances passed away in Airdrie, Alberta on Thursday, June 4, 2020 at 81 years of age. Frances was born in Rocky Mountain House, Alberta on August 29, 1938. Frances will always be remembered for her love of square dancing. Over the years she was involved with several dancing clubs and organizations. Her passion for square dancing took her all over Canada. Bowling and sewing were but two of her numerous activities and hobbies. Frances is survived by her loving son, Dwight Rhodes(Janice); sisters, Dorathy-May and Cecelia; brothers, John and Victor; as well as numerous nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband, John; her son, Brent Rhodes; parents, Frank and Eleane; and sisters, Annette and Yvonne. A Celebration of her Life will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers a memorial donation may be made to the War Amps


My condolences to all of Frances' family. Frances was a very good friend and I will miss her greatly.

Frances was a long time member of the Airdrie Over 50 Club and always supported the many events that the club held. She will be greatly missed.

God Bless you France! You were a Beautiful lady in so many ways! Frances a new Angel in Haven a shining Star above! Watching and waiting for your loved ones! You will Square Dance in haven with your square Dance friends and family! You were loved my many! God bless your Family and friends!

TO Dwight & Janice and sisters & brothers Dorathy--May & Cecelia & John & Victory and her extended family My Sincere Sympathies in the passing of Frances she was a Dear Friend and a fine lady who will be greatly Missed. R.I.P. FRANCE your friend Theresa

Dorathy-May, Dwight and family, our deepest condolences in the loss of Frances. We met her 15 years ago when we became members of Rockyview Ramblers square dance club in Airdrie. She was always eager to help new dancers and was a friend to everyone she met. Her gift of the gab and constant presence at all events will be sorrily missed. Talking with her about dancing, family and our other shared love of curling always made for a pleasant Friday evening. Rest In Peace Frances, until we meet across the square again. Dawn Gilchrist and Murray Hamula

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