Submitted by Dan Rich

Submitted by Dan Rich


South Bend Tribune 3/2/1999

Frances P. Woofter

Aug. 18, 1908 - March 1, 1999

Frances Pauline Woofter, 90, of Pin Oak East, Mishawaka, Ind., passed away following an illness at 2:30 a.m. on Monday, March 1.

She was born on Aug. 18, 1908, to Lon and Etta Davis.

On Sept. 1, 1928, in South Bend, Ind., she married Lawrence Woofter, who died in 1967. She was also preceded in death by a sister, Evelyn Thompson in 1977; and by a brother, Arthur Davis in 1963.

She is survived by a son, Eugene C. Woofter of Mishawaka; a daughter, Delores Maxine (Neil) Trump of Mt. Vernon, Ind.; her grandchildren, Michael (Vicki) Trump of Sleepy Hollow, Ill., and William (Tammy) Trump of Mount Vernon; her great-grandchildren, Aaron Trump, Whitney Trump, Courtney Trump and Jordan Trump; a brother, William Davis of Fort Myers, Fla.; and by her sisters, Bryle Fisher of Carbondale, Ill., and Melba Klinger of Hazelwood, Mo.

Mrs. Woofter was a member of the Evangel Heights United Methodist Church, South Bend. She retired from the Uniroyal Corporation in 1968 after 30 years as a production worker.

Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday at the Bubb Funeral Chapel North, 3910 North Main Street, Mishawaka, where services will be held at 1 p.m. on Thursday, with the Rev. Ed. Fitz officiating. Burial will follow at Highland Cemetery, South Bend.