Frances M. Walsh

August 8, 1925 - February 11, 2020

Watertown -- Frances M. Walsh, 94, of Watertown, passed away on Tuesday, February 11, 2020 at Azura Memory Care in Oconomowoc. Frances Marie Becker was born on August 8, 1925 in Beaver Dam, the daughter of William and Lenore (nee Plaggeman) Becker. She was a 1943 graduate of Hustisford High School. On June 29, 1946, she was united in marriage to William Walsh in Neosho. He preceded her in death on November 10, 2010. Frances had been employed at Johnson Controls for over 30 years. She was a member of St. Henry Catholic Church as well as the Ladies VFW Auxiliary, both in Watertown. Frances was a volunteer at St. Vincent de Paul in Watertown. She was an avid Milwaukee Brewer fan and enjoyed reading romance novels.

She is survived by her children: Mike (Janet) Walsh, Terry (Dawn) Walsh, Patti (Rick) Ebert and Colin (Denise) Walsh; fourteen grandchildren; eleven great-grandchildren; three nieces, Margaret Miller, Lynn McNeary and Lori Feldman. She was further preceded in death by three of her children, Colleen Maas, Michelle Walsh and Lisa Walsh.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Tuesday, February 18, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. at St. Henry Catholic Church in Watertown with Father John Yockne officiating. Burial will take place in the parish cemetery. Family and friends may gather at the church from 10:00 a.m. until the time of the service. Memorials, if desired, would be appreciated to St. Henry Catholic School Tuition Assistance. Hafemeister Funeral Home and Cremation Service of Watertown is serving the family. Online condolences may be made at

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