Frances McNabb

Frances McNabb

TUSCOLA – Frances A. Studnicka McNabb, 81, of Paxton, formerly of Tuscola, passed away at 7:12 a.m. Friday (Dec. 7, 2012) at Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 11, at Hilligoss Shrader Funeral Home, 705 S. Main St., Tuscola, with Pastor Glen Crouse officiating. Visitation will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday at the Rantoul Christian Church, North Maplewood Drive, Rantoul. Burial will be in the Tuscola Township Cemetery, Tuscola.

Frances was born May 26, 1931, in Morris, Okla., the daughter of Dennis "Dugan" and Irene Richison Meigs. She married Charles J. Studnicka Sr. on June 15, 1952, in Salem, Ill. He preceded her on Jan. 2, 1993.

Survivors include her son, Charles Studnicka Jr. of Champaign; daughters, Susan Studnicka of Champaign and Barbara Workman of Mahomet; two grandchildren, Kaytlin and Kristopher Workman; three step-grandchildren, Danielle Bettinger, Zachary Bettinger and Brittany Bettinger; and sister, Peggy Schaubert of Salem, Ill.

She was preceded by her daughter, Linda Jean Studnicka; and her brother, John Meigs.

Memorials are suggested to a library of the donor's choice or Asta Care Center, Paxton.

Frances was a homemaker and formerly worked at Littelfuse. She was a member of the Rantoul Christian Church. She was an avid reader, enjoyed fine arts and had a thirst for knowledge.

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