Fran White-Boes

Fran White-Boes

Fran White-Boes, 86, of Sioux Falls, S.D., and formerly of Anna, died at 8:18 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2016, at Avera Hart Hospital in Sioux Falls, S.D.

She was born on Feb. 8, 1930, in Akron, Ohio, the daughter of Alva and Daisy Pitts White.

She married her true love and soul mate, Lyle Boes, on Dec. 9, 1988, in Las Vegas, Nev.

She is survived by her husband, Lyle Boes of Sioux Falls, S.D.;  one daughter, Mary Gorius of La Quinta, Calif.; one son, Rick Schmidt of Madison, S.D.; four brothers, Bob (Shirley) White of Cape Girardeau, Bill (Kathy) White of Bloomington, Don (Margaret) White of Springfield and Carl (Shirley) White of Makanda; one sister, Mary Ruth (Don) Hawk of Carterville; other relatives and many friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

She worked for Eileen’s Fashions in Sioux Falls for many years. After she married Lyle, she served as the CFO for their family business, Family Drug, for 25 years.

She enjoyed playing bridge, traveling, cooking, entertaining and warm weather. She and Lyle found much happiness spending time together outdoors, relaxing on their deck and making the most of each and every day. She also found happiness spending time and playing with her daughter’s Shih Tzu, Daisy.

Funeral services for Mrs. White-Boes were at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 15, at Rendleman & Hileman Funeral Home in Anna, with Todd Hawk officiating. Interment was in the Anna City Cemetery.

Memorials can be made to the donor’s choice.

To leave online condolences for the family, visit

Rendleman & Hileman Funeral Home in Anna was in charge of arrangements.

The Gazette-Democrat

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Anna, Illinois 62906
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