Jeanne A. Fraher age 89 of Delano, formerly of St. Paul, passed peacefully into the Lord’s embrace on February 12, 2015. She was born on July 8, 1925 in St. Paul, Minnesota to Leo and Lillian (Quehl) Hanrahan. She was united in marriage on February 2, 1946 to Robert L. Fraher. They were blessed with 7 children.
Jeanne was preceded in death by her husband Robert; daughter Mary Therese Karnik; son-in-law Dilip Karnik; granddaughter Kelly; great granddaughter Julia Erin; siblings Robert Hanrahan and Mildred Hanrahan.
Jeanne is survived by her children Fr. Kevin Fraher, Kathleen Fraher, Joseph (Marilyn) Fraher, Anne (Robert) Johnson, Sheila (James) Merz, and Gerard (Denise) Fraher; numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren; sisters Elizabeth Burke and Delores Hazuka; and many nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.
Mass of Christian Burial was held 11:30 a.m. Friday, May 1, 2015 at St. Peter”s Catholic Church, Delano. Gathering of family and friends was one hour prior to the Mass, in St. Martha Hall. In addition, a Rosary Service was held at 10 a.m. within the church. Inurnment was in Ft. Snelling National Cemetery, Minneapolis the following week. Memorial Masses preferred.