Frances Stolhand

Frances Cecile Stolhand

Monday, May 7th, 1923 - Saturday, August 8th, 2020
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Frances Cecile Stolhand passed away on August 8th, 2020 at the Providence Hood River Memorial Hospital. Frances was born on May 7, 1923 and was 97 years of age at the time of her passing.

Frances was born in Parkdale, Oregon to Lloyd & Cecil (Stocker) Kile. She grew up in Parkdale attended school in the Upper Valley and graduated from Parkdale High School Class of 1941. Family shared that in first grade she had five first cousins in her class. In her teenage years she perfected her skill as a seamstress, she swam not only in the Columbia River but also across the entire river from Koberg Beach. She was very adventurous and she had even summitted Mt. Hood.

In 1948 she married Paul Stolhand and they have shared 72 years together. Frances was recognized for her sewing in many of the Hood River Fairs (a blue-ribbon recipient), she enjoyed square dancing, as a gifted seamstress she helped with knitting gowns for newborns. In her later years she and Paul wintered in Salome, Arizona.

In addition to her husband, Frances is survived by four children, Larry Churchill, Darell Churchill (and wife, Linda), Jo Stolhand and Kenneth Stolhand; five grandchildren; eight great grandchildren; three great great grandchildren; and many other distant family. She was preceded in death by her daughter, Paula Stolhand.

Services will be held at a later date with arrangements under the direction of Anderson's Tribute Center (Funerals • Receptions • Cremations) 1401 Belmont Avenue, Hood River, Oregon 97031.

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Gail A Littlefield

Posted at 10:43pm
Her hands were never idle.

My thoughts and prayers for all of you, Uncle Paul, Larry, Darell, Kenny and Jo.
Love, Gail

Darell churchill

Posted at 08:02pm
I'm really going to miss that lemon pie.

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