Frances M. HultquistFrances M. Hultquist, 93, of Duluth, passed away on Dec. 15, 2013.
Frances M. Hultquist, 93, of Duluth, passed away on Dec. 15, 2013 in Essentia Health.
Frances was born in Duluth on Dec. 27, 1919 to John and Emma Bloom.
She graduated from Morgan Park High School and was employed soon after as a telephone operator for Northwestern Bell. Frances retired from Glass Block Department Store. She loved flower gardening and was a member of the Norton Park Garden Club. Frances also spent many years volunteering for the Food Shelf and helping at Norton Park United Methodist Church where she was a lifelong member.
She is preceded in death by her parents; two husbands Stanley Sorenson and Walter Hultquist and sister Florence.
Frances is survived by her son Ronald Sorenson of Duluth; step-children, Jerry (Roxanna) Sorenson of Palm Springs, Calif., and David Sorenson of rural Branson, Mo.; grandchildren, Jeffrey (Jennifer) Sorenson of Grand Portage, Minn., and Jay (Alison) Sorenson of Cloquet; great-grandchildren, Chelsey Sorenson and Brent Sorenson both of Grand Portage, Minn.; sister Linnea Phelps of Carlos, Minn.; as well as many nieces, nephews, extended family members and friends.
VISITATION: 10 a.m. until the 11 a.m. memorial service on Saturday, Dec. 21, 2013 in Norton Park United Methodist Church 436 N 79th Ave. W. Duluth. In lieu of flowers memorials may be directed to the local food shelf. Cremation Society of Minnesota 218-624-5200