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Stansel, Mary Frances
Mary Frances Stansel Keysar Purcell Ernst, 89, of Scottsdale, Arizona, passed away on Tuesday, July 8, 2014. She was born in North Little Rock Arkansas and met her first husband there at a USO Dance in 1943. They had three children and moved to Phoenix in 1957 to start a Manpower, Inc., franchise. They were divorced in 1960 and Mary ran the franchise until 1973. Mary was married to Frank Purcell in 1971 until his death in 1983. In 1984, she married Dr. Clifford Ernst Jr., and they were married until his death in 2001. She is survived by her three children, Patricia (Larry) Ellermann, Janelle (Richard) Schick, and Clyde (Jody) Keysar. She has 6 grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren. Memorial Services will be held at Hansen Desert Hills Chapel, 6500 E. Bell Road, Scottsdale, AZ on Saturday, July 26th at 2:00 p.m. Memories and condolences may be made by visiting the online obituary guest book at
Published in The Arizona Republic from July 13 to July 20, 2014
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