Frances Wolken, 88

Frances Wolken, 88, of Marshalltown, IA, passed away at Westbrook Acres in Gladbrook, IA, Tuesday, September 26, 2017. Funeral services will be held 11:00 a.m., Friday, September 29, 2017, at the Anderson Funeral Homes, 405 W. Main Street, Marshalltown. Visitation will be 9:30-11:00 a.m., Friday, until the time of the service. The family wishes to extend their gratitude to the nurses and staff of Westbrook Acres, the Hawkeye Care Center and Compassus Hospice for their loving care. Online condolences may be sent to

Frances was born on February 10, 1929, in Rockford, IA, to John and Isabel (Coffey) Olson. She graduated from Dunbar High School. Frances was united in marriage to Lyle Wolken on September 6, 1950. She was a member of the Trinity Lutheran Church in Dillon, IA.

Frances is survived by her two daughters, Rosemary (Jim) Coody, of Sterling, CO, and Betty Wolken, of Aurora, CO. She will be dearly missed by her nieces, nephews, and other beloved relatives and friends.

Frances was preceded in death by her parents, John and Isabel; her husband, Lyle; and a brother, Donald Olson.