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Frances J. Pramann
Frances J. Pramann, 90, of South Haven, died Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2014, at the St. Cloud Hospital.
Funeral services were held Friday, Jan. 31, at Zion United Methodist Church in South Haven with Rev. Ruth Hograbe officiating. Memorials are preferred to Zion United Methodist Church of South Haven.
She is survived by a son, William (Violet) Pramann of South Haven; two daughters, Linda Stelling of Paynesville and Shirley Pramann of South Haven and four grandchildren, Wade Pramann, Brian, Todd and Amanda Stelling.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Floyd and Fannie; husband, Raymond; son, Dennis; brother, Charles Gustafson; and sister, Marcella "Sally" Surbaugh.
Frances Josephine Gustafson Pramann, daughter of Floyd and Fannie (Cross) Gustafson, was born July 20, 1923, near Blomkest. She attended a one room rural school from first through eighth grade in Roseland Township, Kandiyohi County, School District 90. She was a 1941 graduate of Willmar Area High School and a graduate of St. Cloud State Teachers College. She taught elementary school students in South Haven and Raymond prior to getting married.
Frances was united in marriage to Raymond Pramann at her parent's farm home near Blomkest on Aug. 21, 1947. The couple was blessed with two sons and two daughters. They farmed side by side in Fair Haven Township for many years.
Frances was a member of Zion United Methodist Church of South Haven and the United Methodist Women, where she held many leadership roles. She also was a long time member of a Bible Study-Prayer Group, was a 4-H leader, former member of the Fair Haven Homemakers and treasurer for the Fair Haven Combined Charities. She enjoyed the outdoors, nature, watching birds, fishing, camping, travel, vegetable and flower gardening, sewing, crocheting, reading and cooking.
Pallbearers: Neal Pramann, Harold Pramann, Greg Gustafson, David Pramann Jr., Kenny Surbaugh and Leslie Rose.
Music: Jamie Miller.
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