STERLING – Agnes Owens Frazier, 89, of Good Neighbor Care, Sterling, Ill., died Friday, May 10, 2013, at CGH Medical Center, Rock Falls.
Agnes was born Dec. 23, 1923, in Sterling, the daughter of Michael and Agnes Rice Owens. She was a graduate of Community Catholic High School in Sterling. Agnes married Elmer J. Frazier on Sept. 7, 1946, in Sterling. Agnes retired from work as an assistant librarian at Sycamore Public Library. She was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church and performed volunteer work for the church.
Surviving are two sons, Michael (Marilyn) Frazier of Sterling and Marc Frazier of Oak Park; three daughters, Mary (Bill) Zimmerman of Cooksville, Wis., Marcia Frazier of Madison, Wis., and Margaret Frazier of Lena; grandchildren, Michael, Marty and Madeline Frazier, and Molly and Ben Zimmerman.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Elmer; parents; sisters, Mary Carpenter and Rita Fisher; and brother, James (Bud) Owens.
The Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. Monday, May 13, at St. Mary Catholic Church in Sterling, with the Rev. James R. Keenan, pastor, celebrating. Burial will be at Calvary Cemetery, Sterling. There will be no visitation,
In lieu of flowers, a memorial has been established for Malcolm Eaton Enterprises in Freeport.
Arrangements were completed by McDonald Funeral Homes.