Loretta M. Frazier, 67, of Ontario, Ore., passed away Thursday
morning, June 7, 1990, at an Ontario hospital. funeral
services will be June 9, Saturday at 1:30 p.m. at the Ontario
Church of the Nazarene. Vault interment will follow at
Hillcrest Memorial Gardens, Caldwell, under the direction of
she was born April 4, 1923, in Pool, Neb., to Harry S. and
Jessie L. (Luce) Payton. She earned her teaching
certificate from Kearney State Teachers College in Nebraska.
Loretta and Melvin J. Frazier were married Jan. 30, 1952, in
Cozad, Neb. she and Melvin were both ordained ministers
in the Church of the Nazarene. Mrs. Frazier had three
careers during her life. she worked in dry cleaning,
food service and apartment management. She and her
husband were regional supervisors for Commonwealth Corp., and
apartment management firm, for the last 11 years. Mr.
Frazier had pastored the Church of the Nazarene in St. Edward,
Neb., then Raton, N.M., from 1964 to 1968; Clovis, N.M., until
1972; and Carlsbad, N.M. until 1975. They moved to
Salem, Ore., from Santa Fe, N.M., then to Nampa and to Ontario
two years ago.
Survivors include her husband, Melvin of Ontario; three sons,
Steve of Manhattan, Kan., Rod of Nampa and Skip of Coquille,
Ore.; two daughters, Sue Fleming of Raton; and Kathy Barker of
Nampa; four brothers, Leonard Payton of Dallas, Iowa, George
of Brighton, Colo., Don of Oklahoma City, and Roy of Orange,
Calif.; 15 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
Memorial contributions may be made to Northwest Nazarene
College Student Scholarship Fund, Nampa, Idaho. Friends
may call today at Ontario Lienkaemper Chapel from 6 to 8 p.m.