Mary Frances Bierwirth


MENDOTA - Mary Frances Bierwirth, 89, of Mendota passed away Sept. 7, 2020 at Aperion Care, Marseilles.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, Sept. 10 at the Merritt Funeral Home, Mendota with Rev. Susan Presley officiating. Burial will be at Restland Cemetery, Mendota. Visitation will be for one hour prior to services. Face masks are required for entrance.

Frances was born Dec. 8, 1930 in Elizabethtown, Ky. to William Henry and Mary Elizabeth (Gardner) Farmer. She married Richard Bierwirth on June 24, 1978. He preceded her in death in 2011.

Survivors include one son, Harold Brown of Douglasville, Ga., five grandchildren and several great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband and two daughters, Brenda and Lois.

Frances was a member of First Presbyterian Church, Mendota. She enjoyed flowers and visiting with her friends.

Memorials may directed to First Presbyterian Church.