Frances Alene Farwell

Obituaries | Gillette, Wyoming

Frances Alene (Shipp) Farwell, 73, of Gillette Wy, passed away April 14, 2021, after a long battle with cancer. Frances was born to Francis and Dorothy Shipp on December 26, 1947, in Southgate, California. She attended school in Whittier, California, and graduated high school from Whittier High School.

She worked in production/manufacturing companies throughout her life.

Frances had four sons: Chad Farwell, Travis Thomas, Robert Thomas, and Mark Thomas. Her children gave her 13 grandchildren and great-grandchildren whom she loved dearly; they were her world. She loved to read and had the biggest sense of humor and smart quirky things she would say. She will be missed dearly.

Memorials and condolences may be sent in care of Gillette Memorial Chapel 210 West 5th Street, Gillette, WY 82716. Condolences may also be expressed at

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