Phillipsburg, KS resident, Frances E. Cote, passed away Sunday, Oct. 16, 2016 at the Hays Medical Center in Hays, KS at the age of 69. She was born October 31, 1946 in Ottawa, Illinois the daughter of Leo & Josephine (Hanley) Kerrins. Frances was united in marriage to Ralph J. Cote on April 15, 1967 in Kankakee, Illinois. He survives. Other survivors include her two daughters, Shelly Cote & Kelly Cote, both of Phillipsburg, her son, Thomas Cote of Amarillo, TX; ½ sister, Kathy Deminsky of Sun City, AZ; 8 grandchildren; & 8 great grandchildren. Cremation was planned. Memorial services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, October 20, 2016 in the First Christian Church, Phillipsburg, with Pastor LeRoy Herder officiating. Friends may sign the book from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2016 at the Olliff-Boeve Memorial Chapel, Phillipsburg, with family receiving friends for visitation from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. that evening. Memorial contributions may be made to the Fresenius Dialysis Center of Hays.