Frances Lindeleaf passed away at age 89 on March 9, 2010, at her home in Gilroy . She was preceded in death in 1996 by her husband of 50 years, Ray. They worked together for over 30 years in farming one of the last surviving prune orchards in the Santa Clara Valley. Frances is survived by her loving son Warren Lindeleaf and his partner Ed Hall of Sacramento; niece Carolyn Mendoza of Cottage Grove, OR; and nephews David Larson of Morgan Hill, Jerry Lindeleaf of Fresno, Bob Lindeleaf of Fresno, and Don Lindeleaf of Bend, OR.
Frances was a 70 year member of Unity Rebekah Lodge where she had proudly served as both Noble Grand and District Deputy President. Frances was also a 67 year member of Gilroy Grange.
A visitation will begin at 9:00 A.M., Tuesday, March 16, 2010, with a Funeral Service at 11:00 A.M., both at Habing Family Funeral Home, Gilroy. Burial will follow at Gavilan Hills Memorial Park, Gilroy. Online condolences may be made at www.habingfamilyfuneralhome.com. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in memory of Frances to Rebekah Children’s Services (www.rcskids.org).