Margaret Frailey, died December 24, 2010, at Homestead of
Sherman. Dannel Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Services will
be held Wednesday, Dec. 29 at 2 p.m. in Dannel Home Chapel with LaRon Branson,
Matt Hill, and Clarence Mounce officiating. Interment at Akers Cemetery
in Sherman will follow. Family Visitation will be held prior to the service.
Margaret was born to Gus and Julia Romey in Omaha, Neb. on January
18, 1911. She was the oldest of 8 children. She had five brothers, Robert,
Kenneth, Leon, Oliver, and Don and two sisters, Mildred (Romey) Riccitelli,
and Maxine (Romey) Casey. She grew up in the Scottsbluff area and married
Charley Henry Frailey on February 14, 1936. To this union was born Glen
Frailey, Lester Frailey, Iris (Frailey) Smith, Merle Frailey, and Linda
The family lived in and around Minatare, Scottsbluff, Mitchell and
Lymon areas. Margaret worked for St Mary's Hospital for 11 years as a Nurse's
Aide. She retired in 1970 and moved to Hurst to be near children and grandchildren.
She assisted the elderly in their homes for a time. In 1978, she moved
to Valentine, Neb. to be near her daughter, Iris, and her family. After
her husband died in 1990, she moved to Newark to be with her son, Glen,
and his family. She resided there until 2007, at which time she entered
the Homestead of Sherman Nursing Home, located near her daughter, Linda,
in Sherman. She lived at that facility until her death on December 24,
2010. She lived 99 years 11 months, and 6 days.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Gus and Julia Romey; three
brothers, Robert Kenneth and Leon; two sisters, Maxine Casey and Mildred
Riccitelli; one grandchild, Matthew Frailey, age 9; and two daughters-in-law,
Barbara and Mary.
She is survived by her two brothers, Oliver and Don; five children,
Glen, Lester, Iris, Merle, Linda and their spouses; 19 grandchildren, 31
great-grandchildren and 16 great-great-grandchildren; many nieces, nephews,
and many, many friends.
She will be buried in Sherman on Dec. 29 at 2 p.m. at the Akers
Cemetery. Services will be officiated by LaRon Branson, Matt Hill, and
Clarence Mounce. - The Herald Democrat, December 28, 2010