It is with great sadness that the family of Sylvia Agnes (Czech) Fraase, announces her passing on April 4, 2019, at the age of 90 years. Syliva was born October 26, 1928, in Thorp, WI to the late John and Genevieve (Gaska) Czech, Sr. Sylvia grew up and attended school near Hannibal, WI, and married Donald Fraase, of Harvard, IL, on June 16, 1951. Sylvia is survived by her children, Cynthia (Richard) Farnham, Karen (Chris) Kirkman, Cynthia Fraase, Mark (Jeanne) Fraase, Cliff (Lisa) Fraase, Roxanne (Sean) Bupara, and Paul (April) Fraase, as well has her siblings, John (Barb) Czech, Jr. of Chippewa Falls, WI, Ted (Phyllis) Czech of Eau Claire, WI, Kathleen Czech of Wausau, WI, 15 Grandchildren and 26 Great Grandchildren, as well as many nieces and nephews. Sylvia is preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Don, her son, Stephen Fraase, five brothers, Alois, Leon, Anton, Robert and Adolph, and her sister Ida. A Mass will be celebrated in memory of Sylvia at Corpus Christi Catholic Church, 600 Mountain View Drive, Stone Mountain, GA on Friday, May 10th at 11:00 AM. Sylvia will be laid to rest next to her husband at Westlawn Memorial Park, 1225 Whitney Avenue, Gretna, LA in late October. In lieu of flowers or donations, please contact your local Catholic Church to request a Mass Intention in Sylvia’s memory.

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  1. To our loving Mother. You have blessed us throughout our lives and now it is your time to rest in Heaven as you continue to watch over us from above.

  2. I have been blessed to be your daughter. I have been blessed to have your unconditional love and support. Now you are blessed and in His presence with Dad, and all you loved that have passed before you. Rest in peace mom. I love you.

  3. to my eldest sister , Sylvia. We have known each other for very long time and both of us are and were old. I am pleased that you were able to be with us for 90 years. I can only hope that I can reach that longevity. But reserve a place for me for I don’t believe that it will be that long when I am there with you.. For now we miss you and will pray for you.. Love your John, and
    wife Barbara

  4. May you Rest In Peace along with your husband (Don) and your son (Steve) and other members of your family. One by one we get older and go with the Lord, and someday HE will call my name like he did yours. I know God is with you. Prayers for your family to heal from there great loss.

  5. Dear Paul, April, Nicholas, and the Fraase family, So very sorry to hear of your Mom (Sylvia) passing. I will alway’s remember seeing her at your house Paul and enjoying our talks about knitting, crocheting and many other crafts. Rest in peace Sylvia, Praying for your family to find comfort in this difficult time.

  6. Sylvia,
    You did an amazing job raising your family and now your home with your family that passed before you. Rest in the arms of your lord and know that you are so loved and be proud of all the beauty you have left here on earth.

  7. So sorry for your loss. Grandma Fraase was a very wonderful woman. May the peace of God be with yall during this time of loss. Praying for yall.

  8. Please accept my sincere condolences. God knows the pain that comes with losing a loved one, that is why he has promised to do away with his enemy, death (1 Corinthians 15:26). Our dear loved ones who are now resting will soon wake up from their temporary sleep and return to us (Isaiah 26:19). Hold on firmly to this beautiful hope, and may the wonderful memories fill your heart and mind.

  9. We lived far apart but were always close in heart. Every time we saw each other we knew it could be the last time on this earth. The last time was 13 years ago but we talked often by phone. I was blessed to have spoken with you just days before you slept.. I believe we will be together again on the other side. RIP Syl. I love you. Your baby sister.

  10. Karen, Cindi, and family, It is so difficult to lose a loved one that you have known your whole life and shared so many good times. I know Sylvia will be greatly missed and I hope that joyful memories will bring comfort and smiles to everyone. Love, Sharon

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