Frances V. Odor, 89, of Humboldt, formerly of Dakota City, passed away November 15, 2013 at the Humboldt County Memorial Hospital. Funeral services will be 10:00 a.m. Tuesday at the Congregational United Church of Christ in Humboldt. Interment will be in Indian Mound Cemetery, Humboldt with full military rites by the Adams American Legion Post 119 and Sathers-Odgaard VFW Post 5240. Visitation is from 5-7 p.m. Monday at the Mason-Lindhart Funeral Home in Humboldt with VFW Auxiliary memorial services at 7:00 p.m.
Frances is survived by her son, Gordon (Nadine) Odor of Dakota City; her grandchildren, Mike Odor, Missy Nelson, and Morgan Taker; and her brother, Norman Weiler of Lansing, MI. She was preceded in death by her parents and her husband, Gordon.
Frances Virginia Tomlin, the daughter of Arthur and Veva (Schram) Tomlin, was born April 5, 1924 at Sharlotte, Michigan. She received her education and graduated from Vermontville High School in 1941. Frances enlisted into the United States Navy Waves and served her country during World War II. Following her discharge, she returned home and was united in marriage to Gordon Odor in June of 1946. In 1950, the couple moved to Iowa and made their home in Dakota City where they owned and operated Gordy’s Café for many years. Following their retirement, they moved to Milford, Iowa and in 1987, Mr. Odor died. Frances then returned and made her home at Humboldt Homes.
Frances was a member of the Congregational United Church of Christ, the American Legion and the VFW Auxiliary.