Frances Rothfus

Frances Rothfus


Frances Esther Leaf Rothfus passed away on February 13, 2013, at the age of 95 full years. Services will be held at 1 p.m. at Peterson Funeral Home in Carlisle, Iowa, on Monday, February 18, 2013, with burial following at Avon Cemetery. Visitation will be held Sunday from 2 to 4 p.m., also at the funeral home.

Frances leaves to mourn her passing sons Donald (Linda) and Gerald (Vicky); grandsons Aric, Frederic (Angela), Benjamin, Jonathan (Paige), Jesse Rothfus; granddaughters Rebecca Olson (Dave), Noelle, Karissa, and Hannah Rothfus; great-grandchildren Madison, Brenten, and Janalyn Olson and Christian, Joel, and Natalie Rothfus; brother-in-law Bill Mitchell and niece Mary Irons (Bill). She was preceded in death by her infant brother Wilbur, her mother and father, her sister Wilma Mitchell, and her beloved husband Max after 61 years of marriage.

Online condolences may be made at


Funeral Home

Peterson Funeral Home
415 School Street Carlisle, IA 50047

Published in Des Moines Register from Feb. 16 to Feb. 17, 2013