Frances Lavonne Douglass was born February 13, 1940 to William and Kathina Douglass in McPherson, Kansas. She was the youngest of three children. She married Richard Laible on June 6, 1958, in Wichita, Kansas. They started their family the next year with their son Bruce, followed by their daughters Sandra and Susanne. These children were followed later by Sarah and Dohnald.
In 1975, Frances became one of Jehovah's Witnesses. She was always faithful and loved teaching others about Jehovah God. Frances also enjoyed sewing and crochet.
Frances was preceded in death by her parents, William Merrill Douglass and Kathina Alice Landon-Douglass, and her brother Merrill Douglass.
She is survived by her husband Richard Laible and five children: Bruce Laible (Sofana), Sandra Snow (Joseph), Susanne Graham (Gregg), Sarah Hollandsworth (Robert), Dohnald Laible (Shannon). Survivors also include seven grandchildren, four great-grandchildren and her brother, Myron Ray Douglass of Colorado Springs, CO.
Visitation will be Saturday, January 20, at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses, 1800 Saint Peters-Howell Road, beginning at 1:00pm. A service will follow at 2pm.