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Frances Irene Kuyper Edit Profile

educator , cake decorator

Frances Irene Kuyper, American cake decorator, educator. Nominee International Cake Decorators Hall of Fame, 1985; recipient Honorary Citizen award, Houston, Key to cities of Sulphur and Lafayette, Louisiana, 1983.

Background

Kuyper, Frances Irene was born on June 26, 1918 in Harvey, Illinois, United States. Daughter of John August William and Lovie DeVal (Smith) Schultz.

Education

Student, Afleck Art Studio School Design, Cincinnati, 1947. Diploma, Aaron Brothers, Buena Park, California, 1969. Master in Cake Decorating, Wilton School, 1974.

Career

Entertainer, show business Sister Team East Mississippi River, 1935—1946. Entrepreneur, personalized cakes Compton, California, 1950—1955. Head decorator, bakeries Los Angeles, 1955—1974.

Teacher & coordinator Wilton Enterprises, Chicago, 1974—1979. Owner Cake Lady Services, Anaheim, California, from 1979, Pasadena, from 1979. Founder Mini Cake Museum, 1994.

Consultant in field; conductor, classes, Australia, Indonesia, Tokyo, Canada, Singapore, England. Instructor Cake Lady Services, Pasadena, 1979—1986. Consultant Baskin Robbins, from 1980.

Lecturer, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Osaka, Japan, 1986.

Membership

Goodwill ambassador International Cake Exploration Societe World, 1977, board directors, 1982, vice president, 1983, international liaison, 1984. Elder & chair, mission evangelism committee Michilinda Presbyn Church. Member of Golden Voice Chapter National Speakers Association, Society Craft Designers & Demonstrators, California Cake Club (Honorary advisor, organized 3 C's, organizer), National Association Letter Carriers Club, Association Retired Persons Club.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Crafts; music; arts.

Connections

Married Frank Kuyper, August 17, 1947. 1 child, Carol Jean.

father:
John August William Schultz

mother:
Lovie DeVal (Smith) Schultz

spouse:
Frank Kuyper

child:
Carol Jean Kuyper