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Verlie J. Frambach

October 1, 2019
Emmetsburg News

A Mass of Christian Burial for Verlie Frambach of Emmetsburg was held Friday, Sept. 27, at Holy Family Catholic Church in Emmetsburg.

Interment was in St. John's Catholic Cemetery, Emmetsburg. The Joyce Funeral Home in Emmetsburg was in charge of arrangements.

Verlie Jean (Boyd) Frambach was born Nov. 13, 1926, in Curlew, the daughter of Lore Hartley and Ruth H. (Lansford) Boyd. She went to school in Curlew school for her elementary years, and she was a graduate of Ayrshire High School.

On Nov. 30, 1946, Verlie was united in marriage to James E. Frambach, Sr. in the St Thomas Catholic Church in Emmetsburg. Jim and Verlie lived on a farm west of Emmetsburg all their married lives. They had six children: Jim Jr, Thomas, Kathryn, Mary, Richard and Ruth. They farmed and raised cattle and hogs.Verlie was a farmwife and homemaker.

Verlie enjoyed quilting, embroidering, making crafts and baking. She enjoyed watching her grandchildren over the years. In fact, she had made a quilt for each of the kids and grandkids and embroidered many dish towels and quilt blocks.She helped her neighbors make mints and flowers for various weddings, graduations and showers.

Jim and Verlie loved going to all the dances in the younger days. Later, their Saturday nights consisted of going to church, going for supper and then playing 500 with the neighbors. If you stopped by the house to see her you would catch her playing solitaire.

She was a member of Catholic Daughters of the Americas, church women's circle leader, 4-H leader for many years, and she was on a bowling league.

On Sunday, Sept. 22, 2019, Verlie passed away at Lakeside Lutheran Home. She was 92.

Left to cherish her memory are her six children: Jim Jr. (Jeanette) and Tom (Rhonda) Frambach of Emmetsburg, Kathy (Pat) Kliegl of Jefferson, Mary (Dave) Tonderum of Emmetsburg, Rick and Juanita Frambach from Fort Worth, TX and Ruth (Tim) Twaiten of Emmetsburg; 16 grandchildren and 23 great-grandchildren; sister-in-law, Jean Frambach and nephew, John Frambach both of Michigan, a niece, Jane Frambach Young of Colorado and nephews Gary and Roger Boyd of Arizona and Arnolds Park, and Jay Satinsky and Janet Bowling, nephew and niece.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Jim, Sr.; sister, Marion "Mutt" Bisenius; brother, Bill Boyd; brother-in-law, John "Jack" Frambach; sister and brother-in- law, Dorothy and Jerry Satinsky; and nieces, Jean Anne, Joyce and Mary Pat.

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