CHAFFEE - Frances Saline Heisserer, 81, died at 3 a.m. March 13, 2003, at her home.
Born May 25, 1921, in Finley, Tenn., daughter of the late Ben and Zodie Griffin Medlin, she retired as president of Heisserer Oil Company in Chaffee. A member of St. Ambrose Catholic Church and the Daughters of St. Ambrose, she was also a member of American Legion Post 389 Ladies Auxiliary, a Girl Scout leader in Chaffee and helped St. Ambrose School for many years.
On Sept. 21, 1947, she married G.A. "Bud" Heisserer who preceded her in death on July 10, 1975.
Survivors include: five sons, David "Skip" Heisserer and John Paul Heisserer of Cape Girardeau, Michael Heisserer and Mark Heisserer of Chaffee and Daniel Heisserer of Tampa, Fla.; two daughters, Paula SheaCalvert of Highland, Ill., and Rebecca Heisserer of Memphis, Tenn.; and 10 grandchildren.
Three brothers and three sisters also preceded her in death.
Visitation begins at 4:30 p.m. today at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Chaffee, where parish prayers are scheduled for 7 p.m.
A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Ambrose Catholic Church with the Rev. Ralph Duffner and Monsignor William Stanton officiating.
Burial will follow in Memorial Park Cemetery at Cape Girardeau.
Pallbearers will be: David "Skip" Heisserer, Michael Heisserer, Mark Heisserer, John Heisserer, Daniel Heisserer, Nicholas Heisserer, Jed Heisserer and Benjamin Shea.