Beverly A. Fraker
Feb. 23, 1935 – Feb. 1, 2011
Ann Fraker of Waukesha died Tuesday, Feb. 1, 2011, at Waukesha Memorial
Hospital at the age of 75. She was born Feb. 23, 1935, in Milwaukee, the
daughter of Milton and Elsie (nee Klenke) Clasen.
Beverly was united in marriage to Wayne Fraker on
May 16, 1953, at Kingsley Methodist Church in Milwaukee. In addition to
being a loving wife and mother of eight, she helped her husband with the
family business, Security Aluminum. Beverly enjoyed being a Girl Scout
leader for many years. She was an award-winning artist, especially
talented in oil painting. Several of her paintings were displayed at the
state Capitol, and one is currently hanging in the University of
Wisconsin-Madison Agricultural Building. She also was a member of the
Waukesha County Creative Arts League. She enjoyed gardening and was an
extraordinary seamstress. She will be fondly remembered as having a
Beverly will be deeply missed by her husband of
almost 58 years, Wayne of Waukesha; her children, Linda (Jesse) Davis of
Cary, Ill., Marla (Gerold) Gygax of the Town of Genesee, Mark (Cindy)
Fraker of Pardeeville, Randy Fraker of Waukesha, Brenda Ribicki of Pekin,
Ill., Craig (Karen) Fraker of Waukesha, Pamela (Douglas) Yandry, and Chad
(Sara) Fraker of Waukesha; 23 grandchildren and six greatgrandchildren;
and her sisters, Virginia Clasen and Dorothy (Kenneth) Thiele, both of
She was preceded in death by her parents and
halfbrother Eugene Luebke.
Visitation will be held from 9:30 a.m. until the
12:30 p.m. funeral service Saturday, Feb. 5, at Randle-Dable Funeral Home,
1110 S. Grand Ave., Waukesha. Burial will follow at Prairie Home Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in Beverly’s
name may be made to the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society.
For further information, please contact Randle-Dable
Funeral, Cremation and Preplanning Services at 547-4035 or go to
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