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Agnes Owens Frazier

Published: Saturday, May 11, 2013 1:15 a.m. CDT
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Agnes Owens Frazier

STERLING – Agnes Owens Frazier, 89, of Good Neighbor Care in Sterling, died Friday, May 10, 2013, at CGH Medical Center in Sterling.

She was born Dec. 23, 1923, in Sterling, the daughter of Michael and Agnes (Rice) Owens. She was a graduate of Community Catholic High School in Sterling. Agnes married Elmer J. Frazier on Sept. 7, 1946, in Sterling. She retired from work as an assistant librarian at Sycamore Public Library. She was a member of St. Mary Catholic Church and performed volunteer work for the church.

Surviving are two sons, Michael (Marilyn) Frazier of Sterling and Marc Frazier of Oak Park; three daughters, Mary (Bill) Zimmerman of Cooksville, Wis., Marcia Frazier of Madison, Wis., and Margaret Frazier of Lena; and grandchildren, Michael, Marty, and Madeline Frazier and Molly and Ben Zimmerman. 

She was preceded in death by her husband, Elmer; parents; sisters, Mary Carpenter and Rita Fisher; and brother, James (Bud) Owens.  

There will be no visitation. Celebration of the Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday at St. Mary Catholic Church in Sterling, with the Rev. James Keenan, pastor, officiating. Burial will be at Calvary Cemetery in Sterling. McDonald Funeral Homes are handling arrangements.

In lieu of flowers, a memorial has been established to Malcolm Eaton Enterprises in Freeport.

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