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Frances Bolduc

August 9, 1915 — November 15, 2013

Frances L. Bolduc, 98, of Woodhull, Illinois, died Friday, November 15, 2013, in her home. Services are 2:00 p.m., Tuesday, November 19, 2013, at the United Church of Woodhull. Burial will be in the Woodhull Cemetery. Visitation is 6-8 p.m. Monday at the Peterson-Wallin-Knox Funeral Home in Woodhull. Memorials may be made to the Knox County Humane Society or Meals on Wheels. Online condolences can be made at

Frances was born August 9, 1915 in Woodhull, Illinois to John and Mary Rose Delphey Heinsen. She graduated from Woodhull High School and Browns Business College in Galesburg. She married William Bolduc September 23, 1938, at the Little Brown Church in the Vale in Nashua, Iowa. He died July 8, 1999.

She worked at the Rock Island Arsenal until becoming a homemaker. She was a bookkeeper for her husband at Bill Bolduc Lime and Fertilizer Company in Woodhull until her retirement.

She was a member of United Church of Woodhull, the Galesburg Chapter of the Order of the Eastern Star #235, the United Presbyterian Women and the Birthday Club. She enjoyed quilting, sewing, dancing and traveling and especially enjoyed spending time with her family, grandchildren and great grandchildren. For 15 years, they wintered in Texas.

Survivors include one daughter, Riva (Michael) Walsh of Versailles, Kentucky; two sons, Monty (Connie) Bolduc and Brian (Libby) Bolduc both of Woodhull, Illinois; 6 grandchildren; 5 great grandsons; one nephew, Jack Heinsen; and a special feline companion, Sunny.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; and one brother, Leonard Heinsen; one niece, Judy Murphy.

The family would like to extend a special thank you to Lori Nimrick, Kim Fortino, Janice Spivey and Sherry Zappa.

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Visitation Details

Monday, November 18th, 2013, 6:00pm - 8:00pm, Peterson-Wallin-Knox Funeral Home Woodhull

Service Details

Tuesday, November 19th, 2013, 2:00pm, United Church of Woodhull

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