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Frances Scott

April 20, 2021

Union Mills


Frances   Scott  
October 30, 1929-April 20, 2021

Frances Scott, 91, of Union Mills, Indiana, passed away Tuesday April 20, 2021 at home, surrounded by her family. 

She was born October 30, 1929 in Valparaiso, Indiana, the daughter of Joseph Silhavy and Mildred (Jilek) Silhavy.  

A homemaker, Frances moved to Union Mills from Valparaiso 46 years ago. She was married to the father of her children, Kenneth M. Rosenbaum for 47 years until his death in 1996.  During that time, she was a leader for 4-H for many years. Frances enjoyed gardening, especially flowers, and helped raise chickens, turkeys and various poultry. On December 1, 1998, in Dade City, FL, she married Robert Lee Scott, who survives her. Together they loved traveling in their motorhome as "snowbirds",  spending winters in such places as Florida, Arizona and Texas. 

In addition to her husband Robert, Frances is survived by her son, Kenneth D. (Deborah) Rosenbaum of Valparaiso, IN; three daughters, Mildred M. (Thomas) Cloyd of Valparaiso, IN, Christine L. Rosenbaum of Valparaiso, IN, Sherry L. Pullins of Hanna, IN; brother, John (Carol) Silhavy of N. Judson, IN; eight stepchildren, Bob Jr., Teresa, Donna, Joseph, Richard, Sandra, Keith, Janice; 32 grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren.

Frances was preceded in death by her parents; brothers, Raymond and Joseph Silhavy and sister, Rose Oplinger.

Arrangements are being entrusted to Haverstock Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 602 Maple Ave., LaPorte, IN where the family will receive friends Saturday, April 24, 2021 from 10 a.m. to 12 noon after which a Funeral Celebration of her life will take place.  Interment will follow at the Union Mills Cemetery, Union Mills, Indiana.

Memorial contributions may be made in Frances' honor to the Dunes Hospice, 4711 Evans Ave, Valparaiso, IN 46383.

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April 23, 2021 2:50 PM

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April 23, 2021 10:54 AM

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Ann Roadruck and family

April 22, 2021 2:31 PM
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My most sincere thoughts and prayers are  with Bob and all the family. Summers will never be the same without Fran coasting around on her golf cart, visiting neighbors or checking out gardens.  May God's light shine upon you Fran, my dear neighbor and friend. You will be greatly missed.

Bill and Julie Cleek

April 21, 2021 4:54 PM

In memory of our good friend and neighbor. May you rest in peace.
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Amy Rush (Roadruck)

April 21, 2021 9:18 AM

Fran was like a grandmother to me. She is my mom (Ann Roadruck) neighbor growing up. She will be dearly missed. 

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