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Frances D. White Kehrli ’26

Frances D. White Kehrli ’26, June 5, 1998, in California. Frances received a BA from Reed in general literature. She worked as a library assistant, before returning to school and earning BS in library science from the University of Washington. She worked in Seattle, and then took positions with the Portland Public Library, and the Oregon Journal. In 1937, she married Walter M. Kehrli ’29; they moved to Oakland, California, where they had a son and daughter. After World War II, the family moved to San Jose. Frances was a librarian for a nursing school and also for a doctor’s library at a local hospital. In retirement, she drove for the Home Meal Service of Santa Clara County, delivering meals to shut-ins and senior citizens. Walter died in 1967.

Appeared in Reed magazine: August 2006

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