Mrs. Delores "Dode" Francis Frazier

  • BORN: February 8, 1924
  • DIED: December 20, 2017
  • LOCATION: Glenwood, Iowa

February 8, 1924 – December 20, 2017
Delores "Dode" Francis (Gradoville) Frazier peacefully passed away on Wednesday, December 20, 2017 at the Glen Haven Home in Glenwood, IA having attained the age of 93 years, 10 months, and 12 days.
She was born to Peter Paul and Marie J. (O'Donnell) Gradoville on February 8, 1924 in Plattsmouth, NE. Dode was raised and schooled at Plattsmouth and she graduated from Plattsmouth High School with the class of 1942. After graduating high school, she worked at the Martin Bomber Plant on Offutt Air Force Base in Bellevue, NE. It was there that she met the love of her life, Henry Edward "Ed" Frazier. They were married on May 27, 1943 in Burchard, NE and to this union three children were born. The Frazier's made their home and raised their children in Plattsmouth. After Ed retired from the U.S. Postal Service, they moved to Burchard, NE where they owned and operated the Pawnee County Rod and Gun Club. In 1990 after Ed's death, Dode moved back to Plattsmouth, where she made her home. Then due to her declining health, she lived at the Hillcrest Country Estates in Papillion, NE for a time and later at the Glen Haven Home in Glenwood, IA to be near her family.
Dode was a former member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles Aerie #365 Auxiliary and Lepert Wolever V.F.W. Post #2543 Auxiliary, and she was a member of the Church of the Holy Spirit and the P.C.C.W. (Parish Council of Catholic Women) all of Plattsmouth.
She is survived by three grandsons: Ryan DeBolt of Omaha, NE; Clinton Yeager and wife Sarah of Glenwood, IA; Adam Gower of Omaha, NE; three great grandsons: Christian DeBolt, Marshall Yeager, and Maxx Yeager, plus a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and many friends.
Dode was preceded in death by her parents: Peter and Marie Gradoville, brother: Robert Gradoville, husband: Ed Gradoville Sr., two daughters: Margo Gower and Linda DeBolt, his son: Ed Frazier Jr., and two sisters: Geraldine Blackburn and Alice Hopkins.
Visitations will be held from 1:00 to 5:00 P.M., Tuesday, December 26, 2017 at Roby Funeral Home in Plattsmouth.
A Rosary Service will be held at 7:00 P.M., Tuesday, December 26, 2017 at the Church of the Holy Spirit in Plattsmouth.
The Funeral Mass will be held at 10:30 A.M., Wednesday, December 27, 2017 the Church of the Holy Spirit with Father Michael Houlihan officiating, Ken Aylor and Jim Ulrich as acolytes, and Terry Little as vocalist.
The Pallbearers will be Ryan DeBolt, Clinton Yeager, Adam Gower, Christian DeBolt, Jerry Mikkalson, and Casey Hopkins. The Honorary Pallbearers will be Marshall Yeager and Maxx Yeager.
Her Final Resting Place will be at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery in Plattsmouth.
The family suggests Memorials to St. Jude's Children's Hospital.
Services are entrusted to Roby Funeral Home, 346 Ave. A, Plattsmouth, NE 68048 (402) 296-3123,

  • December 26, 2017
    1:00 PM to 5:00 PM
  • Roby Funeral Home
  • 346 Ave. A
  • Plattsmouth, NE 68048
  • (402) 296-3123
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  • December 26, 2017
    7:00 PM
  • Church of The Holy Spirit
  • 520 S. 18th St.
  • Plattsmouth, NE 68048
  • (402) 296-3139
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Funeral Mass
  • December 27, 2017
    10:30 AM
  • Church of The Holy Spirit
  • 520 S. 18th St.
  • Plattsmouth, NE 68048
  • (402) 296-3139
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“ Delores and Ed were very good friends with my parents Cass and Minnie Sylvester. We spent a lot of time with them when I was a teen ager. She was a...Read More »

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