Frances Lorene Childers, 92, of Roland died June 11, 2017, at Rolling Green Village in Nevada. Funeral services will be Thursday, June 15, at 11 a.m. at Bergen Lutheran Church in Roland. Burial will follow in the Roland Cemetery.


Frances was born on May 7, 1925, in Roland to Milford J. and Emma (Handeland) Britson. She married Delbert “Bud” Childers on Dec. 23, 1951. He died Jan. 15, 2003. Frances lived her whole life in Roland and was a member of Bergen Lutheran Church. She enjoyed golfing, playing the piano, canning, cooking, making grape jelly and going to the Dayton Rodeo every year; but she really loved attend all of her grandchildren’s activities through the years.


She is survived by two daughters, Sandra (Gary) Sprouse of Nevada and Kimberly (Bruce) Hetland of Story City; a son, Douglas (Debra) Childers of Nevada; seven grandchildren, Joshua, Shaun, Ryan, Jamie, Justin, Matthew and Shelby; four great grandchildren, Chloe, Lily, Carter and Kyler; a sister, Eleanor (Dale) Tilley of Pine Top, Ariz., and a sister-in-law, Darlene Britson of Racine, Wis.


Frances was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Bud; a still born daughter, Marla Kay and two brothers, Duane and Herbert.


Visitation will be after Thursday from 10 to 11 a.m. at the church. Soderstrum Funeral Home is entrusted with the arrangements.