Jean Wrage
1925 - 2021

Jean L. Wrage

March 13, 1925 - February 17, 2021

Jean L. Wrage, 95 of Fremont, NE., passed away Wednesday, February 17, 2021 at Dunklau Gardens in Fremont. Jean was born March 13, 1925 in Genoa, NE., to George and Mildred (Kallberg) Ericson.

She graduated from Genoa High School in 1942. Jean taught school in a 1 room schoolhouse before moving to Omaha. She married Ray Wrage on April 10, 1949 in Genoa, NE. The couple lived in Scottsbluff, NE., Grand Island, NE., Holdrege, NE., Broken Bow, NE., and finally settled in Fremont in 1963. Jean worked for Greens Greenhouse, Phillips Department store, and Jean and Ray ran the 30 Bowl for three and a half years. She was a member of First United Methodist Church in Fremont, the Elks Club, and was in the Sarah Circle at church. She enjoyed her church family and spending time with her friends, especially her special friend, Joann Morgan. She also enjoyed crocheting and embroidery.

Survivors include daughter, Janet (Patrick) Workman of Watertown, SD.; sons, James (Elizabeth) Wrage of San Diego, CA., Jon (Debra) Wrage of Lakewood, CO., and Jeffrey (Lorraine) Wrage of Gainesville, GA.; sisters-in-law, Dee Ericson of Omaha, NE, Maxine Herring of Fremont, NE.; 9 grandchildren and 9 great grandchildren.

Preceded in death by parents; husband, Ray; brothers; Ron Ericson, Myron "Mike" Ericson; brothers-in-law, Elmer Wrage and Larry Wrage; sister-in-law, Irene Hurley.

Visitation will be from 12-2 PM on Tuesday, February 23, 2021 at Moser Memorial Chapel in Fremont.

A 2:00 PM Graveside Service will follow the visitation at Memorial Cemetery in Fremont.

Memorials may be directed to the Fremont Habitat for Humanity.

Online condolences may be left at

Moser Memorial Chapel 2170 N. Somers Ave. Fremont, NE. 68025 402-721-4490.

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Published by Fremont Tribune from Feb. 19 to Feb. 20, 2021.
12:00p.m. - 2:00p.m.
Moser Memorial Chapel - Fremont
2170 N Somers Ave., Fremont, NE 68025
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Memorial Cemetery
, Fremont, Nebraska
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So very sorry to see that your mother passed. She was always very nice and smiled all the time . You will have a lot of memories to cherish. Prayers for your family. June Chase-Westphal
June Chase-Westphal
February 21, 2021
Prayers for strength and peace for all your family. I was employed at Nye Pointe, and so enjoyed time with your mom and father - wonderful folks!
Mary Matteo
February 19, 2021