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Francie 'Bibs' Homan

Monday, October 15, 2012

Francie "Bibs" Homan, 85, of Remsen, died Friday, Oct. 12, 2012 At Floyd Valley Hospital in Le Mars.

Bibs was born Nov. 11, 1926, at Alton, the daughter of Frank and Mary (Konz) Mousel. She was raised and educated near Alton and attended St. Mary's Academy.

On Jan. 28, 1946 she married Loyal Homan at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Alton. They worked side by side together on a farm southwest of Remsen. Loyal died Dec. 31, 1997.

Bibs was a member of St. Mary Catholic Church and church guild, Catholic Daughters of America, The Missions. Bibs was a volunteer for Happy Siesta Auxillary and the Oscar Cash Program.

She enjoyed spending time with family, sewing, crocheting, golfing and bowling. She also enjoyed going out with her lady friends and traveling.

Survivors include; her daughter Kim (Randy) Frericks, of Le Mars, and their children, Justin (Katie) Frericks and Gina Mae and her special friend Adam Hageman; her daughter-in-law, Bev Homan and her children, Chad Homan and his special friend Nicole Arnold, of Remsen, Ryann (Aaron) Arnold, of Omaha, Neb.; great-grandchild, Dryver Homan; three brothers-in-law, Lee Roy Jenness, of Cherokee, Dale (Sharon) Homan, of Remsen, Don (Helen) Pick of Oyens; one sister-in-law, Delia Homan of Remsen; and numerous nieces and nephews

She was preceded in death by her parents; her son, Harvey Homan; four brothers, Arnold (Ann), Ray (Millie), Clarence (Olie) and (Gin) and LeRoy "Bud" (Gerry) Mousel; five sisters, Darlene (Ray) Mousel, Irene (Otto) Pottebaum, Evelyn (Tony) Ney, Elvira (Kenny) Arens, and Pearl Jenness.

Funeral service were 10:30 a.m. today (Monday), at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Remsen with the Rev. William McCarthy officiating. Burial was in the St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery in Remsen. Visitation was anytime after 4 p.m. Sunday. There was a parish rosary at 5 p.m. and a vigil prayer service at 6:30 p.m., all at Fisch Funeral Home & Monument in Remsen.

Casket Bearers were Chad Homan, Nicole, Ryann and Aaron Arnold, Justin, Katie and Gina Mae Frericks, and Adam Hageman.

Condolences may be sent online to www.fischfh.com.

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