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Frederick H. Fraker

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Frederick H. Fraker Obituary
Frederick H. Fraker Frederick H. Fraker, "Fred", "Harold", age 77, peacefully Saturday, April 5, 2014 at his residence, following a courageous battle with congestive heart failure, with his family by his side. Born in Clinton, Anderson County, Tennessee, and a lifelong resident of Channahon. A U.S. Army Korean War Veteran, serving in Germany as a gunner on a mortar squad. Retired from Caterpillar Tractor Company after over 43 years of service as a welder. A member of the International Association of Aerospace and Mechanist Union Lodge #851. A member of the Loyal Order of Moose Lodge #300. Frederick's greatest joys in life were spending time with his family and friends. He could always be found sitting in the yard, under a shade tree, drinking a Pabst Blue Ribbon taking it day by day. Preceded by his wife, Martha (nee Lawson) Fraker (1999); and his parents. Survived by one son, Scott (Heidi) Fraker of Minooka; three daughters, Dawn (Ken) Shetina of Coal City, Kimberly (fiance Eric Vershay) Kelly of Morris, IL and Amy Fraker of Channahon, IL; ten grandchildren, Devin and Morganne, Kenny, Brennen and Danielle, Alyson, Nathan and Jaclyn, Christian and Drew; one great-grandson, Caleb; one sister, Barbara (Sam) Konjevich of Rushville, IL; many nieces, nephews also survive. Funeral Services for Frederick H. Fraker will be Friday, April 11, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. at the Fred C. Dames Funeral Home, 3200 Black and Essington Rds., Joliet with Marguerite Kronberger officiating. Interment Woodlawn Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, memorials to Joliet Area Community Hospice. Visitation Thursday 2:00 to 8:00 p.m. and Friday morning from 9:00 a.m. until time of services at 11:00. For information: 815-741-5500 or www.fredcdames.com

Published in The Herald-News from Apr. 9 to Apr. 10, 2014
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