Frances (Fran) Marie Schultz of Alexandria, MN passed away on October 30, 2021, at Bethany on the Lake in Alexandria surrounded by her family.
Fran was born on April 13, 1941, in Minneapolis, MN. She was the daughter of Edward and Marian (Roff) Hornig. Fran was the third of seven children. Fran graduated from the Academy of Holy Angels in Richfield, MN in 1959.
In 1966, while working in downtown Minneapolis, Fran met David (Dave) Schultz. Thus began a lengthy courtship. Fran and Dave were married on May 5, 1973, at Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church in Edina, MN. Following their marriage, Fran and Dave moved to Dave’s hometown of Alexandria, MN, where they made their home. In lieu of a honeymoon, Fran and Dave joined the Alexandria Golf Club (AGC). For almost 50 years, Fran and Dave enjoyed meeting new friends and making many happy memories at AGC. On August 25, 1974, Fran gave birth to their only child, Martin David.
During her career working with West Central Minnesota Community Action, Fran assisted many families in her work with the energy assistance program.
Fran enjoyed playing bridge, golfing, and beating Dave in gin rummy. Fran and Dave spent 25 years living on Lake Brophy, where Fran enjoyed boating and fishing. In 2004, Fran and Dave moved into a townhome on Lake Connie in Alexandria. Fran and Dave enjoyed traveling, taking many memorable road trips to Arizona and Mexico. Fran and Dave also traveled abroad, vising Italy, France, Germany, and Norway.
Fran is survived by her loving husband of 48 years, Dave, of Alexandria; son and daughter-in-law, Marty and Heidi, of Alexandria; twin grandchildren, Niklas and Aili; brother, Bob; sisters Maggie (Warren) Veazie, Pat Ehlen, and Jeanne Brower. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
Fran was preceded in death by her parents, Edward and Marian Hornig; parents-in-law, Al and Esther Schultz; sister and brother-in-law, Marilyn and Bob Berg; brother and sister-in-law, Bill and Mary Ann Hornig; brother-in-law, Tom Ehlen; brother-in-law, George Brower; and sister-in-law, Kathy Thorwaldsen.
The Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Friday, November 5, 2021, at 11:00 a.m. at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Alexandria. The Mass for Fran, will be Live-streamed and recorded on her obituary page on the Anderson Funeral Home website, for those who are not able to attend on Friday.
Visitation will take place on Thursday, November 4, 2021, from 5:00 - 7:00 p.m. at the Anderson Funeral Home in Alexandria as well as one hour prior to the Mass at the church on Friday.
Interment will be in the Kinkead Cemetery in Alexandria.
Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to Luther Crest Bible Camp in Alexandria or St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Alexandria.