Obit: Frasier, Rose (1858 - 1940)

Contact: Audrey Roedl

Surnames: Frasier, Roscoe, Stowe

----Sources: The Loyal Tribune 26 September 1940

Frasier, Rose (24 MAR 1858 - 20 SEP 1940)

Funeral services were held in the Loyal cemetery for Mrs. Rosa Frasier, Friday, Sept. 20, 1940 at 10:30 A. M. She died early Tuesday morning at the Old People’s Rest Home, Woodstock, Ill.

She was born March 24, 1858 in Washington County, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James Roscoe. She moved with her parents to Fond du Lac County and there on February 12, 1879 was united in marriage to Benjamin Frasier. After two years on a farm in Fond du Lac county Mr. and Mrs. Frasier moved to Clark County. They settled on a farm in Beaver township and remained there for more than a quarter of a century. In 1905 they moved to Neillsville where Mr. Frasier was superintendent of the County Farm. They lived there four years. Soon after Mr. Frasier resigned this position he died and thereafter Mrs. Frasier made her home in the village of Loyal until September 1939 when she entered the Old People’s Rest Home, a Free Methodist institution, at Woodstock, Ill.

Mrs. Frasier is survived by one son, John, of Bayfield; a sister, Mrs. Rhoda Stowe, Sanitarium, Calif.; two granddaughters, and six great-grandchildren.

The services in the cemetery consisted of a trio, "Nearer My God to Thee", sung by three men from Woodstock, scripture reading by the Rev. George Kline, Woodstock; a talk by H. C. Gensch, Supt. of the home at Woodstock, in which he told of Mrs. Frasier’s contented life there; a prayer by the Rev. W. T. Fensome, Loyal, and a sermon by the Rev. Carl Olson, Chetek.

Others from out of town attending were Mr. and Mrs. John Frasier and daughter Nora Frasier, Bayfield; Mrs. Rose Olson, Hayward; Wm. Irvine and great granddaughter Mrs. Virginia Nyysti, Owen; and Mr. and Mrs. Dave Irvine, Greenwood.



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