Frances Alice Garrow

Twining, Michigan
May 29, 1934 - January 24, 2019


Buresh Funeral Home - Au Gres Chapel
Tuesday, January 29, 2019
3:00 PM - 8:00 PM (Rosary at 7:00 PM)

Service Location

St. Mark Catholic Church ~ Au Gres, Michigan


Wednesday, January 30, 2019
11:00 AM ( instate at 10:00 AM )

Obituary Notice

Frances A. Garrow, age 84 years of Twining was taken from her family to be with the Lord, Thursday, January 24, 2019. She was born to Theodore and Ida Glaza on May 29, 1934 in Parisville, Michigan. On September 28, 1955, she married Alfred J. Garrow Jr. in Port Austin, Michigan. Alfred preceded her in death on August 23, 1997. Frances volunteered her services at St. Mark Catholic Church in Au Gres, Michigan. She loved to cook and sew for her family. She was a wonderful mother and homemaker, raising 5 children. Frances is survived by her children, Dale (Krista) Garrow of Holland, Dennis (Glenda) Garrow of Gaylord, Dawn (Walter) Harrison of Baldwin, Debra (Michael) Bilacic of Twining, and Dorri Garrow of Twining; sisters Bernice (Alex) Pawlowski, Florence (Cleo) Gilcher; brother Theodore David (Betty ) Glaza; eleven grandchildren and eighteen great grandchildren. Her family will welcome friends at the Buresh Funeral Home in Au Gres on Tuesday from 3:00 to 8:00 PM for a time of visitation. A rosary will be prayed that evening at the funeral home at 7:00 PM. A mass will be held at 11:00 AM Wednesday, January 30, 2019 at the St. Mark Catholic Church in Au Gres. Friends may gather with the family for a time of visitation at church from 10:00 AM until the time of the mass. She will be laid to rest in the Cedar Valley Cemetery in Mason Township. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to an Au Gres Christian charity. Condolences may be shared at


Au Gres Christian Charity


Cedar Valley Cemetery


Heaven had gained an angel for sure. Loved your Mother. Such a sweet lady. Prayers for all. Sorry for your loss.
— Kelly Moore
So very sorry, our prayers are with your family
— Dan and Amy McLean
Prayers for comfort to all of you❤️
— James and Alexis Irwin
It was so nice at one time after weekday Mass at At St. Mark to enjoy coffee at McDonalds with Fran. We had such fun conversations.
So sorry to hear of her passing, and during this trying time may you find comfort knowing that she will be missed in our hearts too with beautiful memories. Mary Kasprzyk and James Boissonneault
— Mary Kasprzyk
What a special lady! Always a smile on her face! Praying for God's comfort for your family!
— Eugene and Carol Kauffman
A wonderful lady !! Finally at peace with Jesus. May all your memories bring you comfort. Thinking and praying for her family.
— Cathy Birkenbach
Prayers and healing for you all.
— Kim Southworth
So very sorry. blessings and peace. Prayers.
— Julie Edmonds
So sorry for your loss. My prayers are with you and your family.
— MaryJo Peppler
So sorry she was so sweet, your family will be in my thoughts and prayers, god bless
— Mark Machulis Sr
So sorry for your loss Dale and Krista. Our sympathy.
— David and Dennise Grinnell
To the Garrow family our deepest condolences. Both of your parents were truly wonderful people and together raised an amazing family. With the support and love all of you have for one another will help you to get through this difficult time. The gracious lady she was and the way she lived her life will be celebrated in the memories of everyone. 💖
Love to all of you,
Chris and Stew
— Chris Devereaux
What a wonderful women! Always loved her beautiful smile when I saw her. May you find comfort at this time of sorrow..
— Jill Richards
Dear Garrow family
I am so sorry to hear of your mom's passing. I remember your mom always welcoming, smiling and such a kind lady when we use to come over to your house to play back when you lived on Midland rd.
My thoughts and prayers are with you all.
— Barb (Freier)Bovier

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