Leora F. Frehner, Monroe, WI (1923-2015)

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October 31, 2015

November 5, 1923 - October 28, 2015

Leora F. Frehner, age 91, of Monroe, died Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2015, at Pleasant View Nursing Home, Monroe. Leora was born Nov. 5, 1923, in Washington Township, Green County, the daughter of Albert and Clara (Zimmerman) Weismiller. She attended Marty Rural School and graduated from Monticello High School in 1941. Leora and John E. Frehner were married on Dec. 5, 1941, in Monticello. She was a member of St. John’s United Church of Christ and the Antique Wheelers Car Club. Leora enjoyed reading, crossword puzzles, cooking, and baking. She was known as “Grandma Cookie” by her great-grandchildren.

Leora is survived by two sons, James (Marlene) Frehner of Palmyra, and Dr. Dennis (Esther) Frehner of Goodyear, AZ; five grandsons: Jeff (Michelle), Dr. Daniel (Marcie), Gregory (Tonya), Kevin (Brenda), and Joshua (Angie); 10 great-grandchildren; four step-great grandchildren; two step-great great-grandchildren; and four nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, John, in 1995; a sister, Lucille (Alvin) Moritz; and brother-in-law, Fred (Dolores) Frehner.

Private family graveside services will be held in Greenwood Cemetery, Monroe, with Rev. Tiff Bates of St. John’s UCC officiating. The NEWCOMER FUNERAL HOME, Monroe, is assisting the family.



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