Bohannon Development Company is sad to announce the passing of its longtime Chairman, Frances B. Nelson. Mrs. Nelson, 91, passed away peacefully at her Woodside home on November 23, 2013, surrounded by friends and family.
“Frances Nelson was an icon in the real estate industry in San Mateo County. She was widely respected by her peers in the industry and beloved by those who worked with her,” Robert L. Webster, President and CEO of Bohannon Development said fondly. “In addition to being an accomplished businesswoman, she was a dedicated philanthropist who believed in giving back to the community. We will all miss her greatly, but will take great joy in remembering her many accomplishments and her unabashed love of the business,” he said.
David D. Bohannon, a senior executive with the Company and a grandson of the Company’s founder, adds, “We will carry on the family business in the tradition that my Aunt Frances and my grandfather, David D. Bohannon, established over the course of the last 80 years. My brother Scott and I, as members of the third generation of Bohannons involved in the business, look forward to continuing the growth of the family’s legacy.”
A Celebration of Life honoring Mrs. Nelson will be held on Monday, January 27, 2014 from 3 pm to 6 pm at the Peninsula Golf and Country Club, 701 Madera Drive, San Mateo.
Bohannon Development Company is a developer, owner and manager of commercial real estate in the San Francisco Bay Area, including Hillsdale Shopping Center in San Mateo.