SALT LAKE CITY — Frances B. Monson, wife of Thomas S. Monson, President of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, died Friday morning in a Salt Lake City hospital.
Monson had been hospitalized for several weeks and died at 6:35 a.m. from causes related to her age, the LDS church said in a statement.
Francis was married to Thomas S. Monson for 64 years.
“She was committed to doing those things that would help the family, support the family, strengthen the family, and at the same time be a companion to her husband,” said Heidi Swinton, author of Thomas S. Monson’s biography.
Funeral arrangements are pending.
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