Carolyn L. Fraley, of Antigo, died Monday, January 13, 2014 at Whispering Pines Assisted Living facility in Plover. She was 94 years old. She was born on January 20, 1919 in Antigo, a daughter of the late William Sr. and Emma (Schwartz) Lackermann. She married Donald Fraley on March 6, 1943. He preceded her in death on April 23, 2007.
She graduated from Antigo High School with the class of 1936. She attended the Langlade County Teachers College and taught for several years in the rural school system. Active in Boy and Girl Scouts Mrs. Fraley worked on the formation of the Birch Trails Girl Scout Council. She was also a Red Cross volunteer working with the blood bank for 15 years.
Mrs. Fraley was a member of St. John Catholic Church in Antigo and its rosary society. She enjoyed volunteering at St. John Catholic School and was a member of the Women's Club of Antigo for 35 years.
Survivors include a daughter, Sally (Gerald) Sommers of Plover; two sons, Palmer "Pete" (Rosalie) Fraley of Flushing, Mich and Michael Fraley of Aurora, Colo; eight grandchildren; eight great grandchildren; and a brother, William Lackermann Jr. of Clinton, Iowa.
In addition to her husband she was preceded in death by two sisters, Evelyn Henderson and Geraldine Wells; and a brother, Earl Lackermann.
A funeral Mass will be held on Saturday at 11 a.m. at St. John Catholic Church with Rev. Charles Hoffmann officiating. Burial will take place in Queen of Peace Cemetery, Antigo. Visitation will be 10 a.m. until the time of services on Saturday in Hoffmann Hall adjacent to the church 415 Sixth Ave, Antigo 54409.
Bradley Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.
Online condolences at www.bradleyfh.com.
Published in Stevens Point Journal on Jan. 16, 2014
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