Sarah Frances “Frannie” Van Horn
1921 - 2011
Sarah Frances “Frannie” Van Horn, a Payson resident for 33 years, passed away peacefully on Nov. 18, 2011. She was born Sept. 3, 1921 in Artesia, N.M.
Mrs. Van Horn spent most of her life in Arizona and considered raising four boys to be her primary and most important job. When she lived in Phoenix, she stayed active in the P.T.A. and she was also a member of the Lioness Club.
In Payson, Mrs. Van Horn was involved in the Payson Horseman’s Association and the Lewis R. Pyle Memorial Hospital Auxiliary. After being diagnosed and treated for breast cancer, Mrs. Van Horn became an active member of the Payson Breast Cancer Support Group.
Survivors include her two sons, Trevor of Phoenix and Kurt of Pine; nine grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert; and her two sons, Robert Jr. and Tim.
Memorial services are pending.