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Frances M. Tank, 79, of Minot, N.D., died Thursday, July 24, 2014 in a Minot hospital.

Frances Margaret Haley was born April 9, 1935 in Charles City, Iowa, the daughter of Leo E. and Loretta (Schneider) Haley. The family moved when she was young to a farm between Park Rapids and Menahga. She attended country school near the farm and attended high school in Park Rapids, graduating in 1953.

Frances and Donald Tank were united in mar-riage at St. Peter's Catholic Church, Park Rapids on Feb. 19, 1955.

Surviving relatives: her husband, Donald; sister, Mary Ann Osman, Chino Hills, Calif.; daughters, Mary (Allen) Ferhadi, Holly Springs, N.C., Lora (Peter) Friello, San Antonio, Texas, Carol (Millo) Wallace, Minot, N.D., Julie Welsch, Bismarck, N.D.; sons, Donald Tank Jr., Fargo, N.D., Linus Tank, Minot, Terry Tank, Minot, Russell (Stella) Tank, Henderson, Nev. and Frank (Chandra) Tank, DuPont, Wash.; 11 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

Frances was preceded in death by her mother and father; sister, Patricia Riewer; and her first-born son.

Mass of Christian Buri-al: was held at 10:30 a.m. Monday, July 28 at Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church, Minot.

Visitation: was held from noon until 3 p.m. Sunday, July 27 at Thompson Larson Funeral Home Chapel, Minot.

Vigil Prayer Service: was held at 3 p.m. Sunday, July 27 in Thompson Larson Funeral Home Chapel, Minot.

Burial: Rosehill Memo-rial Park, Minot.

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