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Frances "Frankie" Oveson

March 17, 1944 — April 18, 2019

Detroit Lakes

Frances “Frankie” Bunnis-Oveson 75, of Detroit Lakes Minnesota, passed away on Thursday, April 18, 2019 at Oak Crossing Transitional Care Unit in Detroit Lakes Minnesota.

Frankie was born March 17, 1944 in Lodi, California to Clifford and Murriel (Maloney) Bunnis.  They moved to Detroit Lakes when she was four years old.  In 1956 they moved to International Falls, Minnesota where she attended school and remained to raise her own family.  In the late 1980’s she began traveling with her husband Dennis Oveson as an over the road truck driver.  In 1994 she returned to Detroit Lakes.

She had several occupations during her lifetime to include waitressing, bartending, millworker, and housekeeping.  The last place she worked was at Service Cleaners until her retirement.

She enjoyed spending time with her family, listening to country music, coloring, Facebook and the news.

Frankie is survived by her brother Terry (Marlene) Bunnis; three daughters: Kathy (Jody) Hart, Gail (Blayne) St. Germain, and Amy Mann; one son: Rick (Gwen) Oster; 8 grandchildren; 15 great grandchildren, best friend and Auntie “Em” Emily Flewell and sister in-law Janette Hubbard.

She is preceded in death by her parents, husband, brother Ricard Bunnis, son Tom Mann and granddaughter Alicia Clinton.

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Friday, April 26, 2019

2:00 - 3:00pm (Central time)

David-Donehower Funeral Home

609 US-10, Detroit Lakes, MN 56501

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Friday, April 26, 2019

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