Frances M. Ryerson, 90, of Graymont, IL passed away at 9 a.m. Friday, September 15, 2017 at Martin Healthcare Center, Bloomington, IL
Mass of Christian Burial will be 11 a.m. Wednesday, September 20, 2017 at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Flanagan with Fr. Adam Cesarek officiating. Burial will follow at Rooks Creek Cemetery rural Graymont. Visitation will be 9 to 10:45 a.m. Wednesday at Calvert-Johnson & Froelich Memorial Home, Flanagan. Memorials may be made to a charity of the donor’s choice.
Frances was born May 7, 1927 in Adams, MA the daughter of Lawrence and Ella (Kahler) Bradshaw. She married Claire A. Ryerson on January 20, 1954 in Pontiac, IL. He died October 31, 1996.
Surviving are eight children Glen Ryerson of Assumption, Lee Ryerson of Graymont, Mary (Larry) Mester of Bloomington, Carl Ryerson of Pontiac, Jean (Richard) Hubbard of St. Augustine, FL, Ray Ryerson of Homer, Amy Ryerson of Normal, and Sue (Mark) Sterr of Clinton; nine grandchildren and three great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents and two brothers John and Lawrence.
Frances was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Flanagan. She was a retired cook from the Graymont Grade School. Frances was an avid reader, loved to sing, and write poetry.