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Frances Kay Hennaut
  • West Michigan Cancer Center
    200 North Park Street
    Kalamazoo, MI 49008

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“Heart felt thoughts and Prayers during this difficult time. ”
1 of 10 | Posted by: Marty Whitmore/Patterson - MI

“Just heard this afternoon, am so sorry for you lost brother! If there is anything I can do for you please let me know ! Again so sorry ! Prayers for...Read More »
2 of 10 | Posted by: J. Lynn Smith - Battle Creek, MI

“Emile, I'm so very sorry for the passing of Frances. My prayers are with your family. ”
3 of 10 | Posted by: Kathy Youngs - Watsonville, CA

“Hennaut family, our deepest sympathy and heartfelt condolences for Frances' passing. We are thinking and praying for you all during these difficult...Read More »
4 of 10 | Posted by: Jim Looby - St Louis, MO - Friend

“im so sorry for your loss Emile , my thoughts are with you. ”
5 of 10 | Posted by: jack way - battle creek, MI

“Only met her a few times for events for her grandson Cody and my daughter Billi Jean and now my grandson/her great grandson but every time we got...Read More »
6 of 10 | Posted by: Susan Kay Vance - Bellevue, MI

“I am sorry for your loss. She was definitely one amazing lady and I loved working with her. ”
7 of 10 | Posted by: Amanda Priebe - Galesburg, MI

“Only met her a few times for events for her grandson Cody and my daughter Billi Jean and now my grandson/her great grandson but every time we got...Read More »
8 of 10 | Posted by: Susan Kay Vance - Bellevue, MI

“I was so sorry to hear of this news My prayers & thoughts go to Emile and the family. She was such a caring and beautiful person, always a smile...Read More »
9 of 10 | Posted by: julie smith

“I will miss hearing your lovely voice in the morning! You are sorely missed. ”
10 of 10 | Posted by: Kristina Wood - Coworker


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Frances Kay Hennaut, age 68, of Battle Creek passed away Thursday morning, February 15, 2018 at Bronson Battle Creek. She was born in Fort Hood, Texas on July 8, 1949, the loving daughter of Chess C. and Gladys F. (Ross) Ward. Frances has worked as a telephone agent for more than 30 years with Total Communications, Michigan Message Center, and currently with Answer United. A true Matriarch, Frances loved her "Hugs" and anything that involved her family, especially "Sunday Dinners" and "Pizza Mondays". She also enjoyed bird watching, traveling, and watching the Food Network & HGTV.

Frances married the "Love of Her Life", Emile M. Hennaut at Shaw Air Force Base in South Carolina on June 19, 1970; he survives. She is also survived by her children, Elizabeth Renee (David) Bush-Gerber, Kenneth V. (Nicky) Hennaut, and Shayn E. (Johanna) Wyman; her grandchildren, Cody V. (Billi Jean Vance) Hennaut, Christopher O. (Megan Miller) Bush, Brittaney N. (Matthew Looby) Kinney, Jensen E. (Alex Westphal) Bush, Dustin W. (Bradie Davenport) Hennaut, Carley Wyman and Landon Wyman; her great-grandson, Cooper V. Hennaut; and her brother, Charles C. (Gloria) Ward. Frances was preceded in death by her parents, and her mother & father-in-law, Florent "Blackie" and Clara E. Hennaut.

The family will receive friends 4:00 to 7:00 p.m., Monday, February 19th at Farley Estes Dowdle Funeral Home & Cremation Care where services to celebrate her life will be held 11:00 a.m., Tuesday, February 20th. In lieu of flowers please consider making donations to the West Michigan Cancer Center. Personal messages for the family and/or favorite memories of Frances may be placed at www.farleyestesdowdle.com.