In Memory

Frances Lanham (Rolens) - Class Of 1924

Frances Lanham (Rolens)

Frances Lanham Rolens

December 19, 1906 - September 23, 1988


Frances Lanham Rolens, Former Longtime SoPas Resident, Dies

Mrs Frances Lanham Rolens, formerly a longtime resident of South Pasadena, died September 23 in Long Beach, California. She was 81.

Mrs Rolens, born December 19, 1906 in Loveland, Colorado, came to California as a child, the Lanham family settling on Pine Street in South Pasadena in 1923. She was a graduate of South Pasadena High School and also attended the University of Redlands.

Mrs Rolens was a life long member of the Baptist Church. She lived for many years in her Marengo Avenue home and had moved last year to Bixby Towers in Long Beach.

She was preceded in death by her former husband, John Rolens, and their daughter, Joan Rolens '51. She is survived by their son, David B Rolens '58, his wife, Donna, and their children, also formerly of South Pasadena but now of Walnut Creek; a sister, Mrs Lucile Lanham Bothereau '33 of Lafayette, California and her brothers, Stanley and Arden Lanham '31, and their wives, all of Long Beach.

South Pasadena Review, October 5, 1988