Frances Evelyn Wilson, 92, of Ames, formerly of Hampton, Iowa, passed away Sunday, June 9, 2019, at Northridge Village in Ames, Iowa. She was born on July 1, 1926, in Humboldt, to Chris Walter Porter and Mary Evelyn Himrod.
Frances graduated from Humboldt High School, class of 1945. She was united in marriage to Daryl DeRae "Buck" Wilson on January 19, 1947, in Humboldt.
Frances worked as a telephone operator in Hampton, as a clerk at the ASC office in Hampton, for Holiday Rambler Travel Trailer in Indiana, for an insurance agency in El Paso, Texas, and at Hacienda Casino in Boulder City, Nevada until she retired in 2003.
She was a member of the Eastern Star and was affiliated with the Methodist Church. Frances enjoyed traveling, reading, going to the casino and sitting in the sun.
Frances is survived by her daughter Sandra Hansen of Ames, son Brian and wife Carleen Wilson of Columbia Heights, Minnesota, grandson Josh and wife Renee Hansen of Ames, grandson Jacob and wife Courtney Hansen of Hampton, great-grandchildren Sidney Hansen, Sawyer Hansen, Kennady Hansen, Kenley Hansen, and Knox Hansen, along with several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents Chris and Evelyn, husband D.D. "Buck" and brothers Don (Irene) Porter, Ron (Bette) Porter and Russ (Blanche) Porter.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be sent to Frances' family in honor of her for future disbursement to charities of their choice.
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