Frances Stout, 88, formerly of Ft. Myers Beach, FL, died December 11, 2009 in the Golden Living Center. Her husband, Ernest R. Stout, died in April of 1992.
Born in Reading, Pa., she was the daughter of the late James B. and Clara J. (Braun) Beatty. Frances was a 1939 graduate of St. Peter's Catholic High School. She was employed by Western Electric, retiring in 1970.
Frances was a lifetime member of the American Legion, Post 274, Fort Myers Beach. She was a member of St. Joseph's R.C.C.
She is survived by her daughter, Linda, wife of Ted Ciesinski, Reading. Also surviving are several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Humane Society of Berks County, 1801 N. 11th St., Reading, PA 19604.
Edward J. Kuhn Funeral Home, Inc. in West Reading is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be recorded at www.kuhnfuneralhome.com