Evlyn C. Frakes

Birth: May 5th, 1915
Death: November 19th, 2012
Age: 97 years

Frankenmuth, MI


Evlyn Charlotte (Phelps) Frakes went to sleep and woke up in Heaven at the Frankenmuth Lutheran Home on Monday, November 19, 2012, age 97.  Evlyn was born May 5, 1915 in Eugene, Oregon.  While attending Oregon State University, she met Maurice G. Frakes.  They married November 29, 1934.  He predeceased her in April of 1998.  Evlyn was a very active volunteer for Kings Daughters, Saginaw Community Hospital, and the Salvation Army.  She was an avid golfer and bowler.  She enjoyed doing all kinds of arts and crafts.


Evlyn is survived by one daughter, Dorothy (Ron) Schneirla of Frankenmuth; two grandsons, Jesse (Sandy) and Jim both of Virginia; 9 great grandchildren and several  great-great grandchildren; one granddaughter-in-law Laura of Alabama; one brother Delbert of Oregon; brother-in-law Rod (Ruby) Frakes of Oregon; sister-in-law Bethel Frakes of Idaho; sister-in-law Jean Phelps Herzog (Bill) of California.  She was preceded in death by her parents, one brother Robert, and one grandson Maury.


Funeral services will take place on Saturday, November 24, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. at St. John’s Lutheran Church, 1200 E. Genesee, Frankenmuth, MI.  Rev. Kyle Madson will officiate with burial in St. John’s Lutheran Cemetery.  Evlyn’s family will receive visitors at Cederberg Funeral Home of Frankenmuth, 590 N. Franklin St.  on Friday from 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. and on Saturday at the church from 10:00 a.m. until the time of service.  Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to St. John’s Lutheran Church, Frankenmuth Lutheran Home, or the Navy Relief Society, 801 N. Randolph, Suite 1228, Arlington, VA 22203-1989.  Please sign our guest book or share an online condolence with the family at www.cederbergfh.com.

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