Francis P. Ivory June 5, 1948 - July 27, 2018

Age 70, of Oakdale, died on July 27, 2018. Preceded in death by parents, John and Helyn. Survived by wife, Rosemary; children, Shannon (Miles) Lawson, Molly (Luis) Guevara, Sean (Amanda); grandchildren, Layla, Ryan, Lennon, L.J., Morgan, Cecelia, and Emilio; brothers, Bill (Kitty), Dan (Eileen), Jack (Zona); sisters, Nora Ivory and Margaret (Joe) Barrett. Also many nieces and nephews.

Mass of Christian Burial 11:00 Tuesday, July 31 at the Church of St. Peter, 2600 Margaret St. N, North St. Paul. Interment Resurrection Cemetery. Visitation at Willwerscheid Natural Burial & Cremation, 235 W. Wentworth Ave., West St. Paul 4-7 PM Monday and at church ½ hour prior to Mass. In lieu of flowers memorials preferred to Parkinson’s Foundation. “Life is Good”


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    The Scherfenbergs says

    Sending you prayers and well wishes as you cope with your loss. Wishing that family, friends, and your memories will help you through…

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    Kris and Greg Zeller says

    Our sympathies to the family. Fran left his mark in the QC and will be remembered as a kind, energetic, giving man.

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    Marlene and Lonnie Miller says

    Andrea sent a message to tell us. We are so sorry. A lot of good memories. May God’s strength lift you all up, may His strong arms hold you close and may His grace give you peace.

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    Damian Lawson says

    Anna and I send our love and are thinking about you and the whole family at this time.

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    The Beldens says

    Our deepest sympathies to your family. Much love and peace during this difficult time. We know he will be missed dearly.

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    Carol Helgesen says

    So so sorry for your loss. Sending love from North Carolina to all. Peace, Carol Helgesen (friend of Shannon’s from Somerset)

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    joe creen says

    So sorry for Fran’s passing.. a great life cut too short. What a good friend to us and so many others in the Quad Cities. A hero to Friendly House clients. Leader of so many community activities and service and needed community resources, like the ice skate-hockey facility.
    Joe and Connie Creen

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