She worked as a retail clerk for numerous places. Frances had a love for bingo, bargains, and her dog, Maggie.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husbands, Dean N. Dick, (1947) and Lynn W. Lay, (2007); and brother, Donald D. Dinsmoor. (1976)
Survivors include her children, Sue (Gary) Base, Thomas Dick, and Jacquelyn Lay; grandchildren, Keri Base, Daniel Base, Brian Dietsch and Bradley Dietsch; and great-grandchildren, Claire, Tyson, Jaxson, Hunter, Parker, Torin, and Alexa; and sister, Joyce Cooper.
A Celebration of Life will be held on Wednesday, September 13, 2017 at 11am at Roselawn Heights Memorial Chapel, 1920 E. Crawford, Salina. A private inurnment will be held at a later date in Gypsum Hill Cemetery, Salina.