Frances L. Smith
March 21, 2024


Frances Louise, age 77 of Montrose, passed away on March 21, 2024. She was born on March 12, 1947, to Richard and Hattie (Fisher) Kilpatrick in Galesburg, Illinois.

Frances attended Galesburg Senior High School and graduated in 1965. She went on to pursue a career in the freight and transportation industry.

Fran was an accomplished artist in many mediums and was passionate about creating new and unique works of art. Her life was a shining example of her kindness and compassion for others and her family.

She is survived by her husband Tim; her two sons Michael (Jennifer) Griffith, and Patrick Wolf; and sister Patty Nicholson, as well as many nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.

A funeral service will be held at 3 PM on March 30, 2024, at the Iten Funeral Home in Delano, Minnesota. The visitation will be held prior from 2 to 3 PM.