Obituary for Fran B. Mabee

Fran B. Mabee, age 87, of Shakopee, entered eternal life on Friday, May 10, 2019, at Friendship Manor Nursing Home in Shakopee.

Fran was born in Harrison, WI, on September 6, 1931, the daughter of Cornelius "Casey" and Mary (Dirkx) Swan. She went to nursing school in Mankato, and worked as a nurse at Belle Plaine Lutheran Home. Fran married Jim Mabee in Harrison on September 11, 1954.

Fran enjoyed knitting, doing jigsaw puzzles, cryptograms, and once a month for dinner she loved getting together with both her Condo Friends and NSP Crowd.

Preceded by husband, Jim; grandson, Casey Mabee; parents, Mary and Casey Swan; brother, Pete Swan.

Survived by children, Jim, Joe (Lynn), Julie (Jeff) Sibell, Jon, Jayne Huber,Jennifer (Doug) Galloway, Joann (Dave) Harms; 12 grandchildren, Chris Meger, Peggy Albrecht, Susan Hill, Jessica Huber, Michael Huber, Scott Huber, Erin Galloway, Ryan Galloway, Nick Mabee, Maria Mabee, Tyler Harms, and Ellie Harms; four great-grandchildren, Shea, Vivian, Zachary and James; siblings, Bernie Vandervest, John Swan, Pat Bernhardt, Mary (Joe) Zahringer, Gene (Ginny) Swan; sisters-in-law, Corrine Swan and Mary Peterson.

Visitation was Monday, May 13, from 5 to 8 p.m. at McNearney-Schmidt Funeral Home, 1220 3rd Ave. E., Shakopee, 952-445-2755. Visitation was also Tuesday from 10 to 10:45 a.m., followed by Mass of Christian Burial Tuesday at 11 a.m., both at Church of St. Mary, 535 Lewis St. S., Shakopee. Presiding was Reverend Erik Lundgren. Pallbearers were Fran’s grandsons, Chris Meger, Michael Huber, Scott Huber, Ryan Galloway, Nick Mabee and Tyler Harms. Interment Saints Peter and Paul Cemetery, Belle Plaine.

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