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Jean Marie Frank, 81

Dec 22, 2008

Waseca — Jean Marie Frank, age 81, of Waseca, died Dec. 15, 2008, at Lake Shore Inn in Waseca with her friends and family by her side.

Funeral services were held Dec. 18, 2008, at Faith United Methodist Church in Waseca. Rev. Neil Westby officiated. Burial followed at Woodville Cemetery in Waseca. Kinder-Dennis Home for Funerals was in charge of arrangements.

Born in Mankato on Nov. 5, 1927, she was the daughter of Chauncey and Igena (Richter) Herzberg. She graduated from high school in 1945 and attended business college in the Twin Cities. Jean began working at Automatic Electric in Mankato and later worked at Standard Oil in the Twin Cities. She married Lorenz Frank on Sept. 13, 1952, at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Mankato. Following their marriage, they lived and farmed in the Waseca area. She enjoyed baking, gardening, watching the Price is Right and spending time with friends and family. She was a member of Faith United Methodist Church in Waseca and the ladies circle. Jean had also been a 4-H Leader.

She is survived by her three children, Bruce (special friend Wendy) Frank of Smiths Mill, Julie (special friend Randy) Frank of Waseca, and Barb (Bill) Backstrom of Blue Earth; 11 grandchildren; and 13 great grandchildren. She is also survived by one brother-in-law, Donald (Joyce) Frank of Waseca; one sister-in-law, Dawn Herzberg of Three Springs, Pa.; as well as many nieces, nephews and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband in 2003, and one brother.