Frances K. Ashdown, 87

Frances K. Ashdown, 87, of Pukalani passed away on September 21, 2014 at Hale Makua in Kahului. She was born on August 29, 1927 in Hilo, Hawaii.

Services will be held on October 18 at St. James Catholic Church in Ulupalakua, Maui. Visitation will be at 10:00 am to 11:00 am, with mass at 11:00am, followed by inurnment in the church cemetery. Aloha Attire requested. Norman’s Mortuary assisted with arrangements.

She was a retired teacher who taught in many grade schools throughout the Hawaiian Islands. Her passion in life were animals, especially riding her beloved horses in the great outdoors.

She is survived by her son, Angus “Palani” (Cindy)Ashdown; and grandson Alexander Ashdown: predeceased by husband Angus Francis Ashdown: parents Frank and Mary Joe Kinnison: sister Edna ” Teddy” Helbling, and brothers: Frank “Kinny” Kinnison and Guy Kinnison

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