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Frances Marie Ackenheil

November 29, 1942 - January 30, 2013
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Frances Marie Ackenheil Born in San Francisco, California on November 29, 1942 passed away peacefully on January 30, 2013 at UCSF Medical Center following a brief illness. She was surrounded by her loving family. Fran is survived by her loving husband Pete, adoring daughters Kate Preston (Tim), Suzanne Ross (Paul), and Erin Lazzaretto (John), her sister Norma Sue Robel (Rick) and grandchildren Taylor Grant, Hannah Ross, Zachary Ross and Benjamin Lazzaretto. Her family extended to include many dear friends, as well as many, many cousins in California, Ireland and Italy. Fran enjoyed traveling and recently visited New York City with her...
Frances Marie Ackenheil Born in San Francisco, California on November 29, 1942 passed away peacefully on January 30, 2013 at UCSF Medical Center following a brief illness. She was surrounded by her loving family. Fran is survived by her loving husband Pete, adoring daughters Kate Preston (Tim), Suzanne Ross (Paul), and Erin Lazzaretto (John), her sister Norma Sue Robel (Rick) and grandchildren Taylor Grant, Hannah Ross, Zachary Ross and Benjamin Lazzaretto. Her family extended to include many dear friends, as well as many, many cousins in California, Ireland and Italy. Fran enjoyed traveling and recently visited New York City with her daughter Erin. She especially loved taking trips to Lake Tahoe with her husband Pete, with whom she would be married 50 years on June 1st. But, more than anything else, Fran loved family and absolutely delighted in her grandchildren. She will be greatly missed. Viewing will be available beginning at 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, February 5th followed by a Catholic Rosary at 7:00 p.m. A Holy Mass will be offered for Frances on Wednesday, February 6th at 11:00 a.m. at St. Anthony of Padua Church, 1000 Cambridge Street, Novato, California. Burial will be at Valley Memorial Park, 650 Bugeia Lane, Novato, California. After services there will be a reception at the home of Suzanne and Paul Ross. If you wish to make a donation in memory of Frances, please consider the UCSF Palliative Care Program or your favorite charity

"Dear Pete and Family, I was so heart broken to hear of Fran's passing. It was an honor to know such a woman of grace and elegance. My life will be forever..."

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