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Hamilton – Fran (Blackburn Boesch) Kligle, 90 of Hamilton died on Sunday, February 25th at Valley View Estates Nursing Home in Hamilton.

She attended Hamilton Schools and was later employed by Downing Pharmacy for many years before marrying Mark Boesch in 1951. The family moved to Grafton Wisconsin for a few years then moved back to Hamilton and again worked for Downing Pharmacy. She retired after having heart surgery in 1978.

Fran was a member of Bitterroot Art Guild since 1982. She did oil painting and decorated eggs (Faberge’). Her eggs have been displayed in the Ravalli County Bank every Easter. She was divorced in 1990.

She is survived by two sons, Mark (Ellyn) of Stevensville and David of Hawaii; sister, Betty Jones of Hamilton; grandchildren, Ted of Oak Harbor, WA., Megan of Missoula, MT; great grandchildren, Aaron of San Diego, CA., Austin of Oak Harbor, WA., Madison of Great Falls, MT., and Macaiden Johnston; nieces, Susan Prothero and Arlene Curry.

She was preceded in death by a daughter Anna Marie Boesch in 1982, father in 1965 and mother in 1985.

Per Fran’s request no public services are scheduled. Condolences may be left for the family at

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