THE CITY REBORN FROM THE ASHES OF AMERICA'S MOST DISASTROUS FOREST FIRE
Frances M. Bolander-Ouradnik
Frances M. Bolander-Ouradnik, 85, of Kingsford, Mi. passed away on Thursday, Feb. 21 at the Iron County Medical Care Facility.
Born March 25, 1927 in Stambaugh, she was the daughter of the late Frank and Mary (Olson) Lear. A 1945 graduate of Kingsford High School, she was a resident of the area her entire life.
She worked for many years a a dietary aide at Dickinson County Memorial Hospital, retiring in 1987. A member of Our Saviours Lutheran Church, she enjoyed going to camp and spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Survivors include her children, David (Ann) Bolander of Kingsford, Mi., Mark (Luann) Bolander of Iron Mountain, Mi. and Janice Vigo of Green Bay; three grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. She is also survived by four stepchildren, Lyn (Brian) Smith, Terry (Peggy) Ouradnik, Kathy (Rodney) Charette and Jim Ouradnik and six step-grandchildren.
Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her first husband, Clarence Bolander; her second husband, James Ouradnik; a brother, Merrill Lear and a son-in-law, Marvin Vigo, jr.
Visitation was held Tuesday, Feb. 26 from 11 a.m. until time of the funeral services at 1 p.m. at Erickson-Rochon & Nash Funeral Home. Rev. Lori Liverance officiated and burial was in the Quinnesec Cemetery.