Frances L. Wolff


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Frances Lucille Wolff, age 87, died Friday at her residence. Born in South Haven, MI, she was the daughter of the late Albert Carl Labz and Edith Smith Labz, wife of the late Donald Wolff and mother of the late Douglas Wolff. Frances attended The Bridge Church and was an avid bowler. At the age of 69, she defeated her two oldest sons in bowling in what would be their last match. She attended Elvis’ last live concert and was a world traveler. She traveled through Europe, Egypt, Greece, Turkey, Mexico, Canada, most of the United States and most recently visited Kenya at the age of 86.

According to her wishes, a celebration of life cookout will be held Sunday from 4:00 until 6:00 pm at 306 Morgan Trace Lane, Goldsboro. Come hungry! Burial with her husband will be held at a later date in Lake View Cemetery in South Haven, MI.

Frances is survived by her children, David Wolff and wife, Diane, Connie Tinder and husband, Jim, and Paul Wolff; her daughter in law, Cathie Wolff; grandchildren, J.R. Tinder and wife, Ashley, Stephanie Ward and husband, Jon, James Thornton and wife Raigan, Tyson Wolff, and Stephen Wolff, great grandchildren, Benjamin, Mason, Rhyder, Renlee, Rheya and Rhoan; and cousins, Gary Smith and Marc Smith.

In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be directed to St. Joseph's Indian School, P.O. Box 326, Chamberlain, SD 57325-0300.

Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home of Goldsboro is serving the Wolff family and online condolences may be sent through