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FRASEUR, Leona 1927-2018

FRASEUR, GEERDES, RIEKENA

Posted By: Tammy (email)
Date: 2/24/2019 at 18:37:06

Leona 'Lee' Fraseur, 90, of Tipton, passed away peacefully surrounded by family, on March 19, 2018 at Mercy Hospital in Iowa City. Visitation will be held in Tipton on Friday, March 30, 2018 from 4:00 to 6:00 pm at Fry Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, March 31, 2018 at 11:00 am at Fry Funeral Home, with burial to follow in the Tipton Masonic Cemetery. Memorials in Lee's honor may be made to the Tipton Senior Dining Center, 111 Orange Street, Tipton, Iowa 52772.

Leona, daughter of George H. and Trena Riekena Geerdes, was born on October 7, 1927 in Shiloh Township, Grundy County, Iowa. She graduated from Wellsburg High School, attended the University of Iowa, and graduated from Iowa State Teachers College. On June 15, 1950, Lee was united in marriage to John 'Jack' Lee Fraseur in Wellsburg, Iowa. Together, they had 3 sons, Randy, Brent, and David, and a daughter, Amy. Lee believed that living in a small Iowa farming community provided families with a supportive network of people who take care of each other through good times and bad. She was proud to serve her community and was actively involved in Tipton life. Lee was a member of the Tipton United Methodist Church, The Athenaeum, Nineteenth Century Club, and the United Methodist Women. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, and aunt.

Lee is survived by her two children: David (Alicia) Fraseur and children Julia and Joseph of West Lafayette, Indiana; Amy Fraseur and child Grace Nelsen of Hopkins, Minnesota; other grandchildren Christine Boeve, Andrea Summers and J.R. Skola, Brandon and Vanessa Fraseur; great grandchildren, Connor and Cooper Boeve, Eviana and Remy Skola, and Emmett Summers. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband Jack, sons Randy and Brent Fraseur, and her brother, Harold Geerdes.

--Fry Funeral Home (www.fryfuneralhome.com)


 

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