The Clinton Herald, Clinton, Iowa

March 8, 2013

William L. ‘Bill’ Fraker

Clinton Herald

CLINTON — March 2, 1956 - March 6, 2013

William L. “Bill” Fraker, age 57, of Clinton, passed away Wednesday, March 6, 2013, at the University of Iowa Hospitals.

A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, March 9, 2013, at the Calvary Lutheran Church in Sabula. A luncheon will follow the service. The Pape Funeral Home is assisting the family.

Bill was born in Minnesota on March 2, 1956. He married Gayle Rathje on July 30, 1988, at Eagle Point Park. He was employed with Colony Brands in Clinton. He was a member of Calvary Lutheran Church. Bill enjoyed spending time with his family and friends. He loved fishing, camping, playing bags and following the Minnesota Vikings, Twins and Golden Gophers.

Bill is survived by his wife, Gayle; two sons, Lee Fraker and Jeremy (Nichole) Huizenga; three daughters, Jamie (Brandon) Pennock, Jana (Mitch) VanZuiden and Kaci (Tom) Dellit; and 10 grandchildren: Cole, Alexandria, Skyler, Makinze, Kaydence, Isaac, Brody, Jade, Austin and Isabella.

He was preceded in death by his parents and two brothers. Online condolences may be left at

Death date: March 6, 2013