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Marjorie L. Frantum

Tuesday, December 4, 2007

Marjorie Frantum
Marjorie L. Frantum, 87, of Jamaica, Iowa died Sunday, Nov. 25, 2007 at the Dallas County Hospital in Perry. Funeral services were held on Nov. 28, 2007 at St. Patrick Catholic Church in Perry.

Marjorie was born on Sept. 21, 1920 to Peter Garland and Mable O'Connell Garland. She was united in marriage to Ralph Frantum on June 14, 1941 at St. Patrick's Catholic Church in Bayard. They were parents of three sons.

The family lived near Woodward on the Frantum home place from 1941-1945, when they moved to their home near Jamaica. Marjorie continued to live on the farm after Ralph died, until July 2007.

She liked to play cards, and was a wonderful dancer - still line dancing at her 85th birthday party. She was a member of St. Joseph's Catholic Church, Jamaica, until they closed; she then became a member of St. Patrick Catholic Church in Perry.

Preceding Marjorie in death were her husband, Ralph; parents; brother, Julius Garland; sister, Darlene McDermott.

Survivors include three sons, Terry Frantum of Jamaica, Keith (Jackie) Frantum of Cherokee, and Duane (Mickey) Frantum of Jamaica; seven grandchildren, Brian (Beth) Frantum, Corey Frantum, Scott (Amber) Frantum, Chad Frantum and fiancee Trisha, Shane (Leslie) Frantum, Tina (Robert) Kafer, and Tracy (Tim) Randall; ten great-grandchildren - Collin, Cailey, Faith, Olivia , Joseph and Anna Frantum, Colby and Makala Kafer, and Taylor and Tanner Randall; sisters-in-law, Stella Smith of Perry and Mary Frantum of Ogden; nieces, nephews, other relatives, and many friends.