President Monson’s Wife Frances Passed Away

On Friday morning at 6:35 a.m. Frances Beverly Monson passed away.  Our sincerest condolences go to President Monson and his family. We are ever grateful for their dedication and example in serving God.

Frances Monson lived a wonderful life on Earth and doubtless continues her beautiful life in Heaven.

Frances Beverly Monson’s Life

  • Frances was born October 27, 1927.
  • Frances married President Monson in the Salt Lake Temple on October 7, 1948.
  • Frances is the mother of three wonderful children (Thomas, Ann and Clark).
  • The Sister’s Charity of St. Joseph’s Villa award Frances and President Monson the Continuum of Caring Humanitarian Award.
  • Sister Monson lived to the ripe age of 86.
  • Growing up Frances was the youngest of five children and the only girl in her family.
  • Frances was a skilled piano player.
  • President Monson said of Frances, “The first time I met Frances, I knew I’d found the right one”
  • From 1959 to 1062 she and her husband presided over the Canadian Mission.
  • President Monson recalled Frances’ humor in a General Conference talk: “Several years ago my dear wife went to the hospital. She left a note behind for the children: ‘Dear children, do not let Daddy touch the microwave’ – followed by a comma ‘or the stove, or the dishwasher, or the dryer.’ I’m embarrassed to add any more to that list.””
  • Frances is and was known throughout her life for her kindness, love, support, hard work and humor.
  • Thank you for your amazing example of enduring joyfully through life, Sister Monson!

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