Frances "Fran" Elaine (Burfield) Ortquist

August 9, 1950 ~ January 28, 2018 (age 67)

Frances Elaine Ortquist age 67 passed away unexpectedly Sunday, January 28, 2018 at Borgess Medical Center, Kalamazoo, Michigan. Frances was born August 9, 1950 in Moulton, Alabama, the daughter of Jess and Nora (West) Burfield.

Fran enjoyed shopping, gambling and cooking. But most of all Fran enjoyed spending time with her son.

Fran is survived by her son; James Ortquist Jr., sister; Fay Godell, brother In-law; Bedford Borden, nephews; Farish, Bobby, Jerry and Earl and numerous other nieces and nephews. Fran was preceded in death by her parents and 8 brothers and sisters.

Memorial Services for Fran will take place Saturday, April 14, 2018 at 1:00 PM from Adams Funeral Home, 502 W. Michigan Ave, Paw Paw, MI, with Pastor Buddy Turner to officiate. Luncheon to follow services at First Baptist Church in Paw Paw. Visitation will also take place Saturday from 11:00 AM until the time of services. In lieu of flowers those wishing to do a memorial contribution are asked to consider the Wishes of the Ortquist family, In care of James Ortquist Jr. Arrangements entrusted with Adams Funeral Home, Paw Paw, MI.

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