Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 AM Thursday, June 7, 2018 at St. Bernard’s Catholic Church in Thief River Falls, MN with Father Rick Lambert presiding. Burial will be at Ft. Snelling National Cemetery, Minneapolis, MN.
Visitation will be 4 PM until 7 PM with a 6 PM prayer service, Wednesday, June 6, 2018 at Johnson Funeral Service, Thief River Falls and for one hour prior to the funeral.
Frances Cecelia Slominski was born October 4, 1922 at Ardoch Township, Walsh County, ND, the daughter of Bernard and Tillie (Narloch) Slominski. She was baptized in St. Stanislaus Church, Warsaw, ND. She grew up and attended school in Walshville Township near Minto, ND. She was employed at a restaurant in Grand Forks, ND for some time.
On November 12, 1947, Frances was united in marriage to Peter Gerszewski at Warsaw, ND. The couple farmed in Tamarac Township, Marshall County, MN and in 1956, moved to Newfolden, MN, where they farmed in Holt Township. Frances also worked at Arctic Enterprises, Thief River Falls, from 1969-1978. She then began employment with Marvin Windows, Warroad, MN, from 1978-1980. Frances has lived the past few years at the Good Samaritan Society in Warren, MN.
Frances was a member of St. Bernard’s Catholic Church and the Ladies Guild.
Survived by son, Edward (Margaret “Peggy”), Bloomington, MN; daughter-in-law, Linda, St. Louis Park, MN; granddaughter, Sara; grandson, Michael; and other relatives and friends.
She is preceded in death by parents; husband, Peter; son, Denis; grandson, Scott, and brother, Aloysius Slominski.