Frances M. LaFrance, age 79, of Fridley, died Wednesday, February 12, 2020. Frances was born October 6, 1940 in Minneapolis, Minnesota the daughter of Alf and Frances (Hall) Enger. She graduated from Patrick Henry High School. Following high school, she was united in marriage to Harold E. Sorensen, the father of her children. Frances worked for many years as a hairdresser, in sales at Montgomery Ward and also as a lunch lady at Loring Elementary School. In her free time, she enjoyed dancing, playing the piano, being outdoors and especially time on the lake. She is preceded in death by her parents; husbands, Harold Sorensen, Gary Frank, Gary LaFrance; son, David Bryan Sorensen. She is survived by her children, Polly Tufte, Geneva (Brian Hellman) Kubal, Crystal (Joseph) DeJarlais, Lorelei Sorensen; grandchildren, Jessica Reissig, Jesse Sorensen, Jason Kubal, Christopher Kubal, Joshua DeJarlais, Tara (Andrew) Curtin, Ciera Sorensen, Alexis Sorensen, DeJa Sorensen; great grandchildren, Kaiyah Curtin, Elijah Curtin, Samantha Macelrath, Moses Macelrath, Jeremiah Airhart; sister, Dureen Gasser; other family and friends.
Memorial Services will be held at 1:00 p.m., Monday, February 17, 2020 at Mattson Funeral Home, 343 North Shore Drive, Forest Lake. The family will greet friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home. Interment will be held at Fort Snelling National Cemetery.