1936-2012

Sadee Claudine Cram Frank, 76, of Lake View, died Monday, Nov. 12, 2012, at St. Anthony Regional Hospital in Carroll.  

Visitation will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 14, at Emmanuel Lutheran Church in Lake View.

A memorial service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 15, at Emmanuel Lutheran Church.

Sadee was born July 9, 1936, in Lake View, the third daughter of Carson and Margaret (Haynes) Cram.  She graduated from Lake View High School with the Class of 1954.  She was active as an ice skater on Black Hawk Lake during the Winter Carnivals.  Sadee attended business classes at Iowa State University and performed synchronized swimming while there.

On Sept. 16, 1956, Sadee and LeRoy “Peanuts” Frank were married at Peace Lutheran Church in Ulmer.  This union was blessed with four children: Cindy, Mike, Joe and K’Lee.

Sadee was employed at Haley Implement as a bookkeeper for 30 years, retiring in April 2008.  She enjoyed hill climbing, card playing, activities with family and friends, reading, crossword puzzles and traveling.  She was a member of Emmanuel Lutheran Church in Lake View.

She was a loving and devoted daughter, wife and mother and treasured visits with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.  

She is survived by her son Michael (Susie) Frank of Lake View; her daughters: Cindy (Mike) McCrillis of Omaha, Neb.; and K’Lee (Mike) Naberhaus of Lake View; sister Jo Leonard of West Des Moines; grandchildren: Andra (Shane) Fox of Omaha, Summer (John) Fahrenkrog of Sioux Rapids, Joe (Chrissy) Naberhaus of Urbandale, Ashlee (Brian) Graff of Lake View, and Cory McCrillis of Omaha; stepgrandchildren: Sarah Tjaden of Lake View, Matt (Amber) Tjaden of Omaha and Kevin Tjaden of Lake View; great-grandchildren: Tiernan, Turner and Teagan Fox of Omaha, Carter, Kinnick and Hayden Fahrenkrog of Sioux Rapids, and Landon, Braxton and Talon Graff of Lake View; stepgreat-grandchildren: Maleah Tjaden of Lake View, Savannah, Kellen, McClaine and Maximus Tjaden of Omaha; and many extended family members and friends.

Sadee was preceded in death by her spouse, LeRoy “Peanuts” Frank; parents Carson and Margaret Cram; son Joseph Lee Frank and sister Elizabeth (Kelly) Smith.