Ranger Exes Memorial - RHS Class of 1926

FRANCES PAULINE OWEN DREINHOFER, formerly of Ranger, TX died on April 14, 2002 in Austin following a brief illness. Born in Altus, OK, on Oct. 13, 1908, Frances was the only daughter of Charles E. & Iva Sue Stokes Owen of Eastland. Frances married William "Bill" Dreinhofer (RHS-1926) of Ranger in May of 1936 in Eastland. Bill's job with Tenneco took the couple to locations in Texas, Tennessee & Mississippi before they retired back to Ranger. At the time of her death, Frances is survived by her two daughters, Susan D. Adams of Round Rock, Texas and Dana Lynn Dreinhofer of Laramie, WY; son-in-law Gene Adams and granddaughter Savanna Jane Adams of Round Rock; and grandson James Owen Boucher of Corvallis, OR. Other surviving Laramie family members include grandson Joel David Boucher; granddaughter Keller Ruan Boucher; and great- grandson Falcon Boucher. Also surviving are two sisters-in-law, Mary Jane Dreinhofer Van de Putte of Detroit and Lois Drinkard Dreinhofer (RHS-1930), formerly of Ranger, now of Fort Worth. Also surviving are 10 nieces and nephews, 22 great-nieces and nephews; and 10 great-great-nieces and nephews living in New York City, Washington State, and Texas cities of Austin, Brownwood, Dallas, Denver, Elgin, Houston, New Braunfels and Waco. Close family friends include Virginia Weaver Russell of Eastland, Karen Cribari of Albuquerque, NM, and Wendy King and her two children, Jonathan and Nicole, of Laramie. During recent reminisces Frances said she'd been blessed with a good life and wonderful moments with loved ones-- family and friends.