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Zelda S. Frandson, 88, of Loveland, Colo., passed away on November 26, 2009 at North Shore Nursing Home.

She was born on June 25, 1921 in Meeker, Colo., to Clyde B. Stephenson and Goldie M. Wilson Stephenson.

She grew up on several of the ranches in the Meeker area. She married Rowen D. Frandson on October 20, 1950 in Ft. Collins, Colo. She completed her masters in Foods and Nutrition in 1951. Prior to entering the Army she interned at Michael Reese Hospital in Chicago. She served in the U.S. Army during World War II as a hospital dietitian in the Medical Specialist Corps. She entered the Army on June 25, 1945 and was honorably discharged as a First Lieutenant in June 1948. She was stationed in Nuremberg, Germany. While in Nuremberg she observed some of the Nuremberg trials. She also prepared diets for some of Nazi prisoners who were on trial.

She was a member of All Saints Episcopal Church in Loveland and St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Ft. Collins where she sang in the choir and was on the altar guild at both churches. She was also a member of the Clara Ball Loveland Book Club and PEO for many years. She also sang in Sweet Adelines, and was a member of DAR. Zelda enjoyed walking, cooking, singing, crocheting, and was a wonderful seamstress. She also loved to travel. She did extensive genealogy research on many elderhostal trips throughout the United States. She was also a world traveler. She visited every state in the United States and all the continents except Antarctica. Her favorite trip was to New Zealand and Australia.

She is survived by her husband, Rowen D. Frandson of Loveland, Colo.; sons, Eric R. Frandson of Aurora, Colo., and Mark A. Frandson of Denver, Colo.; daughter, Stephanie Frandson-O’Neill of Clifton, Va.; and sister, Doris W. Warren of Meeker, Colo.

Services were held December 5, 2009 at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, in Ft. Collins, Colo.

Inurnment, St. Paul’s Episcopal Church columbarium.

Memorial contributions may be made to National Ovarian Cancer Coalition or Breast Cancer Research Foundation in care of Kibbey-Fishburn Funeral Home, 1102 N. Lincoln Ave., Loveland, Colo., 80537.

Zelda’s children and husband want to celebrate her life by writing her biography. Please email your stories to: zeldafrandson@yahoo.com.

Zelda S. Frandson, 88, of Loveland, Colo., passed away on November 26, 2009 at North Shore Nursing Home.

She was born on June 25, 1921 in Meeker, Colo., to Clyde B. Stephenson and Goldie M. Wilson Stephenson.

She grew up on several of the ranches in the Meeker area. She married Rowen D. Frandson on October 20, 1950 in Ft. Collins, Colo. She completed her masters in Foods and Nutrition in 1951. Prior to entering the Army she interned at Michael Reese Hospital in Chicago. She served in the U.S. Army during World War II as a hospital dietitian in the Medical Specialist Corps. She entered the Army on June 25, 1945 and was honorably discharged as a First Lieutenant in June 1948. She was stationed in Nuremberg, Germany. While in Nuremberg she observed some of the Nuremberg trials. She also prepared diets for some of Nazi prisoners who were on trial.

She was a member of All Saints Episcopal Church in Loveland and St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Ft. Collins where she sang in the choir and was on the altar guild at both churches. She was also a member of the Clara Ball Loveland Book Club and PEO for many years. She also sang in Sweet Adelines, and was a member of DAR. Zelda enjoyed walking, cooking, singing, crocheting, and was a wonderful seamstress. She also loved to travel. She did extensive genealogy research on many elderhostal trips throughout the United States. She was also a world traveler. She visited every state in the United States and all the continents except Antarctica. Her favorite trip was to New Zealand and Australia.

She is survived by her husband, Rowen D. Frandson of Loveland, Colo.; sons, Eric R. Frandson of Aurora, Colo., and Mark A. Frandson of Denver, Colo.; daughter, Stephanie Frandson-O’Neill of Clifton, Va.; and sister, Doris W. Warren of Meeker, Colo.

Services were held December 5, 2009 at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, in Ft. Collins, Colo.

Inurnment, St. Paul’s Episcopal Church columbarium.

Memorial contributions may be made to National Ovarian Cancer Coalition or Breast Cancer Research Foundation in care of Kibbey-Fishburn Funeral Home, 1102 N. Lincoln Ave., Loveland, Colo., 80537.

Zelda’s children and husband want to celebrate her life by writing her biography. Please email your stories to: zeldafrandson@yahoo.com.

Zelda S. Frandson, 88, of Loveland, Colo., passed away on November 26, 2009 at North Shore Nursing Home.

She was born on June 25, 1921 in Meeker, Colo., to Clyde B. Stephenson and Goldie M. Wilson Stephenson.

She grew up on several of the ranches in the Meeker area. She married Rowen D. Frandson on October 20, 1950 in Ft. Collins, Colo. She completed her masters in Foods and Nutrition in 1951. Prior to entering the Army she interned at Michael Reese Hospital in Chicago. She served in the U.S. Army during World War II as a hospital dietitian in the Medical Specialist Corps. She entered the Army on June 25, 1945 and was honorably discharged as a First Lieutenant in June 1948. She was stationed in Nuremberg, Germany. While in Nuremberg she observed some of the Nuremberg trials. She also prepared diets for some of Nazi prisoners who were on trial.

She was a member of All Saints Episcopal Church in Loveland and St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Ft. Collins where she sang in the choir and was on the altar guild at both churches. She was also a member of the Clara Ball Loveland Book Club and PEO for many years. She also sang in Sweet Adelines, and was a member of DAR. Zelda enjoyed walking, cooking, singing, crocheting, and was a wonderful seamstress. She also loved to travel. She did extensive genealogy research on many elderhostal trips throughout the United States. She was also a world traveler. She visited every state in the United States and all the continents except Antarctica. Her favorite trip was to New Zealand and Australia.

She is survived by her husband, Rowen D. Frandson of Loveland, Colo.; sons, Eric R. Frandson of Aurora, Colo., and Mark A. Frandson of Denver, Colo.; daughter, Stephanie Frandson-O’Neill of Clifton, Va.; and sister, Doris W. Warren of Meeker, Colo.

Services were held December 5, 2009 at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, in Ft. Collins, Colo.

Inurnment, St. Paul’s Episcopal Church columbarium.

Memorial contributions may be made to National Ovarian Cancer Coalition or Breast Cancer Research Foundation in care of Kibbey-Fishburn Funeral Home, 1102 N. Lincoln Ave., Loveland, Colo., 80537.

Zelda’s children and husband want to celebrate her life by writing her biography. Please email your stories to: zeldafrandson@yahoo.com.

Zelda S. Frandson, 88, of Loveland, Colo., passed away on November 26, 2009 at North Shore Nursing Home.

She was born on June 25, 1921 in Meeker, Colo., to Clyde B. Stephenson and Goldie M. Wilson Stephenson.

She grew up on several of the ranches in the Meeker area. She married Rowen D. Frandson on October 20, 1950 in Ft. Collins, Colo. She completed her masters in Foods and Nutrition in 1951. Prior to entering the Army she interned at Michael Reese Hospital in Chicago. She served in the U.S. Army during World War II as a hospital dietitian in the Medical Specialist Corps. She entered the Army on June 25, 1945 and was honorably discharged as a First Lieutenant in June 1948. She was stationed in Nuremberg, Germany. While in Nuremberg she observed some of the Nuremberg trials. She also prepared diets for some of Nazi prisoners who were on trial.

She was a member of All Saints Episcopal Church in Loveland and St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Ft. Collins where she sang in the choir and was on the altar guild at both churches. She was also a member of the Clara Ball Loveland Book Club and PEO for many years. She also sang in Sweet Adelines, and was a member of DAR. Zelda enjoyed walking, cooking, singing, crocheting, and was a wonderful seamstress. She also loved to travel. She did extensive genealogy research on many elderhostal trips throughout the United States. She was also a world traveler. She visited every state in the United States and all the continents except Antarctica. Her favorite trip was to New Zealand and Australia.

She is survived by her husband, Rowen D. Frandson of Loveland, Colo.; sons, Eric R. Frandson of Aurora, Colo., and Mark A. Frandson of Denver, Colo.; daughter, Stephanie Frandson-O’Neill of Clifton, Va.; and sister, Doris W. Warren of Meeker, Colo.

Services were held December 5, 2009 at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, in Ft. Collins, Colo.

Inurnment, St. Paul’s Episcopal Church columbarium.

Memorial contributions may be made to National Ovarian Cancer Coalition or Breast Cancer Research Foundation in care of Kibbey-Fishburn Funeral Home, 1102 N. Lincoln Ave., Loveland, Colo., 80537.

Zelda’s children and husband want to celebrate her life by writing her biography. Please email your stories to: zeldafrandson@yahoo.com.


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