Longtime West Yellowstone resident Frances Kawakami died on June 30, 2008, after struggling with COPD for many years.
She was known and loved by many and was an active member of the local community. An avid flyfisherwoman, Yellowstone National Park was her spiritual home.
She is survived by and will be missed by her significant other, Steve, and her two sisters, Elinor and Margaret.
Published in Bozeman Daily Chronicle on July 1, 2008