Obituary: Florence Elaine Kisling (Nov. 5, 1917 – Feb. 3, 2013)

By Submitted February 11, 2013 04:42 pm

Florence Elaine Kisling
Florence Elaine Kisling
Florence Elaine Kisling born November 5, 1917, in Waterford, Calif., died February 3, 2013, at the home of her son Alan and daughter-in-law Sylvia. Florence, age 95, had recently relocated to Turlock from her home in Crescent City, where she had resided for 31 years and was known to many as “Frosty.” 

She was preceded in death by her husband, Howard, daughter Nancy Erwin and parents Archie and Marcia Sivils.

She was a former member of the Methodist Community Church in Days Creek, Ore., where she resided from 1950 to 1962. She loved spending her retirement years in the redwoods at her Wonderstump Road home in Crescent City and was honored when a nearby road was named “Frosty Lane” in her honor.

Survivors include Alan D. Kisling (Sylvia) of Turlock and Patsy Frye (Paul) of Redding. Grandchildren include David Busby of Modesto, Tim Busby (Lynn)  of Waterford,  Lorey (Mike) Hupping of Waterford, Becki Henson of Los Osos, Jennifer Smith of Eureka, Vanessa Gomes of Los Osos, Megan Frye of Redding, Lisa Turner of Turlock, Steven (Nora) Kisling of Chowchilla and Heather Erwin of Los Banos.

She is also survived by 17 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.

Private family service pending.

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Arrangements directed by Allen Mortuary in Turlock, CA.