Obit: Guth, Frances (Sauer) (1917 - 2010)

Contact: Linda Mertens

Surnames: Guth, Sauer, Henrich, Adair, Reddin, Gardner, Miller

Source – Private Collection

Frances Guth (23 Aug 1917 – 1 Oct 2010)

Frances M. Guth, 93, of Rice Lake, died Friday, Oct. 1, 2010, at Our House Memory Care in Rice Lake.

She was born Aug. 23, 1917, in Medford, to Michael and Catherine (Henrich) Sauer. Frances graduated from the Medford High School and then worked at Heimerl's Dime Store in Medford. Frances then became a personal attendant for Mr. Ringling of Ringling Bros. Circus.

She was married to Alvin Guth on June 4, 1946, in Medford. They resided on a farm near Dorchester for 25 years before moving to Rice Lake in 1971. Frances was also a cook at Doug's Drive-In in Rice Lake and later worked at Wright Products before retirement. She was a member of the Christian Mothers' Society.

Frances is survived by her husband, Alvin Guth of Rice Lake; two daughters and sons-in-law, Donna and Robert Adair of Englishtown, N.J., and Karen and William Reddin of Fox Point; a son, Lloyd Guth (Sharon Gardner) of San Diego, Calif.; three grandchildren, Michael, Mackenzie and Kristine; a sister, Jeanette Miller; and a brother, Joseph Sauer of Medford.

She was preceded in death by her parents; Michael and Catherine Sauer; three sisters, Margaret, Delores and Regina; and four brothers, Leo, Felix, Alvin and Herbert.

A Mass of Christian burial will be held at noon today, Oct. 5, 2010, at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church in Dobie, with Father David Oberts officiating. Visitation will be held from 10 a.m. to noon today at the church.



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