Frances Marion Pfefferkorn was born on March 29, 1931 in White Butte, S.D. to Charles and Mable Weisbeck. She passed away on Jan. 20, 2019 in Lewiston, Idaho. She was 87.
Frances was a lifelong resident of the Kooskia/Stites area. She married Gerald Dean Pfefferkorn on Feb. 17, 1949. They had three children, Allen Pfefferkorn, Eunice Snyder and Julie Pfefferkorn.
Frances and Gerald resided on Kidder Ridge with their children. There was never a dull moment on the Pfefferkorn ranch as there was a lot of work to be done. She enjoyed camping, fishing, gardening, cooking, and needle work. She also enjoyed visiting with her family and friends.
Frances is preceded in death by her parents Charles and Mable Weisback; several brothers and sisters; husband Gerald Pfefferkorn; son Allen Pfefferkorn; grandchild Michael Trowbridge; and loving companion Bob Gill.
Survivors include her two daughters, Eunice Snyder and Julie Pfefferkorn; grandchildren, Terry (Kristen) Snyder, Stacy (Reuben) Schaeffer, Patrick Snyder, Kama (Ken) Payton, Krista (Bill) Barrett, Melissa (Jeff) Ogle, Christopher (Nicole) Trowbridge, and brother-in-law Doyle Pfefferkorn, along with 18 great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren. She is also survived by her siblings, Ray (Donna), Evelyn, Lucille, Delores, Hazel and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 26, at Trenary Funeral Chapel in Kooskia with a covered dish dinner to follow. Condolences can be sent to the family at www.trenaryfuneralhome.com.