Faye Jean Fromme, 92 of Remsen, IA died Friday, Oct. 7, 2011 at Happy Siesta Health Care Center in Remsen, IA.
Funeral Service will be 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2011 at St. Paul Evangelical Lutheran Church in Remsen, with Rev. Craig Miller officiating. Burial will be in the Remsen Community Cemetery. Visitation will be anytime after 4 p.m. Monday, Oct. 10, 2011. There will be a prayer service at 7 p.m. all at Fisch Funeral Home & Monument in Remsen. Visitation will resume Tuesday morning from 9 a.m. until service time at the church. Condolences may be sent online to www.fischfh.com.
Faye Jean was born Jan. 26, 1919 at Elkhorn Township rural Kingsley, IA, the daughter of Ottis Richardson & Jean (Gilmour) Richardson-Bolton. She was raised and educated in the Elkhorn township area attending both rural school and Kingsley High School graduating in 1935. After high school she attended Sioux Falls College for a short while. She then worked at her mothers grocery store in Kingsley.
On Nov. 27, 1937 she married Delmar Fromme at Kingsley. The couple farmed on the Fromme family farm until 1980 when they retired from farming. She worked at Mid Sioux Opportunity setting up outreach offices for several years. She also worked at the Fashion Shop in Remsen for almost 10 years. In 1989 they moved into Remsen. Delmar died March 14, 2004. Faye Jean entered the Happy Siesta Health Care center on Sept. 29, 2011.
Faye Jean was a member of St. Paul Evangelical Lutheran Church. She held different office positions in the Federated Women’s Club of Iowa, she was on the committee for the Remsen 75th jubilee, she served on the election board for Henry Township. She enjoyed ballroom dancing, reading, gardening, cooking, canning & she was famous for her chocolate chip cookies.
Survivors include: one daughter Joan Fromme Quinn of Remsen, one son Lynn Fromme & his wife Dianne of Remsen; one grandson, Dale Quinn of Rigby, ID; four great-grandchildren.
Preceded by, her parents, one brother, William Richardson & his wife Dorothy, Her step-father, James Bolton, one step-brother, James Ross Bolton.
Casket Bearers will be, Carlyn Erichsen, Terry Maass, Gayle Henrich, David Ott, Tony Paskert, Dennis Kroeger.