Franna "Fran" (Nance) Ledeboer, 53, of Orefield, died Friday, March 21, 2014 at Lehigh Valley Hospital - Cedar Crest. She was the wife of John E. "Ted" Ledeboer. The couple celebrated their 14th wedding anniversary last July 24. Born in Boone, NC, Fran was the daughter of the late James and Sara (Richardson) Nance. She earned a Masters degree from St. Joseph's University in Elementary Education. Additionally she earned another Masters degree from Cedar Crest College in Special Education. Fran was employed as a teacher in the Philadelphia School District, Elementary Education for 3 years. Prior to that, she taught at Our Mother of Consolation School in Chestnut Hill for 6 years. Fran was a member of Asbury United Methodist Church, Allentown. Survivors: In addition to her loving husband, Ted; children John Hayden, Sara Tess, and Wyatt Avery all at home; brothers, Keith Nance of Raleigh, NC, Van Nance of Hickory NC, Jim Nance of Las Vegas, NV; sister, Jamie Bluto of Charlotte, NC. Services: A memorial service will be held 10:30 a.m., Tuesday, March 25, 2014 at Asbury United Methodist Church, 1533 Springhouse Road, Allentown, with Pastor Eric S. Yeakel officiating. Visitation period from 9:00 - 10:30 a.m. Tuesday in the church parlor. Interment will be private. The Heintzelman Funeral Home, Inc., in Schnecksville is in charge of arrangements. Online expressions of sympathy may be recorded at www.heintzelmancares.com
Contributions: In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Franna Ledeboer Education Fund and/or the
Research) both in care of the funeral home, P.O. Box # 196, Schnecksville, PA 18078-0196.