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William Franklin Frazier

September 12, 1931 ~ January 19, 2021 (age 89)

Obituary

Born September 12, 1931. 

William Frazier (Bill) passed after a brief illness on January 19, 2021 at the age of 89.

He was a husband, father, son, uncle, grandfather, great grandfather and great, great grandfather and will be forever remembered by his wife Madonna Frazier of 66 years and their children Ken (Tara) Frazier, Linda Frazier/Tucker (Rick) Cinda (Dave) Seitz and Nancy Jean Frazier (deceased).

A native of Indiana, Bill attended Purdue University where he graduated with a degree in Electrical Engineering.  He joined the Airforce and served in the Korean War and Vietnam with an Honorable Discharge and several medals.

July 24, 1954 in Waveland, Indiana, William married the love of his life, Madonna L. Deck (Frazier).  They raised their three children on the family farm and in 1965 moved to Washington State.

William retired in the 1990s from McGrath City Light, Alaska, where he was Senior Engineer.  Upon his retirement, Bill and Madonna moved to Salkum, WA where they have resided for over 23  years.  Bill will also be fondly remembered by his  grandchildren:  Monique, Raejean, Halie, Laura, Amanda; numerous great grandchildren (D.J., Quinn, Abigail, Isabella, Shaianne, Aujene, Treyvon);  two great great grandsons (Jeremiah and Izea) ; nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.  Family members include sisters Sharon Atkins and Marna Maxwell.

William enjoyed camping, fishing, flying, hunting and even tried his hand at moonshining.

William is preceded in death by his father, William Frazier; mother, Hazel Broach; daughter, Nancy Jean Frazier; sisters, Deloras (Dodie) and BarbAnn.

A private ceremony will be held at a later date.

Memorial donations can be made to any Kidney Foundation or to Madonna Frazier, c/o William Frazier Memorial.

 

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