Frances R. Hutton, 85, of Gardner, KS passed away Sunday, November 11, 2018 at her home. Visitation will be 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. Wednesday, November 14, 2018 with a Rosary at 7:00 p.m. at Bruce Funeral Home, 106 S. Center, Gardner, KS. Mass of Christian Burial will be held 10:00 a.m. Thursday, November 15, 2018 at Divine Mercy Catholic Church, 555 W. Main, Gardner, KS. Burial follows at Gardner Cemetery, Gardner, KS. Memorial contributions may be made to Divine Mercy Catholic Church or the American Legion Auxiliary, Gardner, KS. Arrangements by Bruce Funeral Home, 106 S. Center, Gardner, KS (913) 856-7111. Condolences may be left at www.brucefuneralhome.com
Frances was born August 16, 1933 in Schoenchen, Kansas to Henry and Mary (Schrage) Haselhorst. She grew up in Schoenchen, KS and then moved to Olathe, KS in 1953 to be closer to her sister. Frances married Thomas J. Hutton in 1955 in Schoenchen, KS. She was a member of Divine Mercy Catholic Church, the VFW Auxiliary in Hayes, KS and a member of the American Legion Auxiliary in Gardner, KS for 63 years. She loved to bowl; Frances and her husband ran the bowling alley and Fireside Club for years in Gardner, KS. She also enjoyed quilting, gardening and canning. Frances will be dearly missed by family and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Thomas J. Hutton; five brothers and four sisters. Frances is survived by her children: Thomas (Mike) Hutton and wife Sharolyn; Connie M. Dodson and husband Rick; Gayle F. Kauffman and husband Wayne and Robin R. Hutton all from Gardner, KS; sister, Dorothy Sauer; nine grandchildren and sixteen great-grandchildren.