May 14, 1933 - August 14, 2016


Funeral services will be at 11AM on Friday, August 26, 2016 at Country Manor Chapel, Sartell for Frances T. Klassen, age 83, of Sartell who passed away peacefully on Sunday, August 14, 2016 at Country Manor. Rev. Roger Botz will officiate and burial will be in Calvary Cemetery. Visitation will be one hour prior to the services on Friday at the Country Manor Chapel in Sartell.

Frances was born May 14, 1933 in St. Cloud to Henry and Leona (Schwinghammer) Pallansch. She married Joseph A. Klassen on May 14, 1960 at St. Paul’s Catholic Church in St. Cloud. Frances has been a member of the Country Manor community since 1987; she was provided care and compassion during her long battle with Rheumatoid Arthritis. Frances enjoyed playing bingo, crossword puzzles, and listening to music. She will be remembered for her kindness, compassion, consideration of others, and her personable character. She will be dearly missed by all who knew her.

Frances is survived by her siblings, Franklin (Marilyn) of St. Cloud, Barb Pallansch-Binder of St. Cloud, Rose Schmitz of Lexington, Anna Mary(Ron) Schultz of Conroe, TX; and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Joseph on March 1, 1999; brothers, George and Patrick.