Jane Frauenholtz

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Jane A. Frauenholtz, 69 of West Branch, Iowa passed away on August 16, 2022 at her home. Visitation will be held on Friday, August 19, 2022 at the Henderson-Barker Funeral Home in West Branch from 4-7 PM.  Funeral service will be held on Saturday, August 20, 2022 at the Bethany Lutheran Church in West Branch at 10 AM. Burial will take place at the West Branch Cemetery.

Jane was born on August 11, 1953 to Vernon and Frances (Garlick) Wagner in Iowa City, Iowa.  She attended Tipton High School and later graduated from Sharon Duran Cosmetology School in Iowa City. 

Jane married Wayne Frauenholtz on August 23, 1975 at Bethany Lutheran Church in West Branch.  She worked in food service as a Dietary Manager for many places including: West Branch Schools, Crestview, Cookson and Bickford Cottage. She wrapped presents at Von Maur.  After her retirement she volunteered at VA hospital and Iowa City Hospice accumulating 5,000 hours served.

She was a member of Bethany Lutheran Church and the American Legion Auxiliary Unit 514 where she served as District President.  Jane enjoyed gardening, baking and spending time with her family, playing cards and going to the casino.  She enjoyed children and had in home daycare for many years. 

She is survived and lovingly remembered by her husband Wayne of West Branch, her sons John Frauenholtz of Chicago and Wyatt Frauenholtz of North Liberty, her daughter Anne (Jamie) Fetzer of North Liberty, her grandchildren: Madelyn Anderson of West Branch, Katie Jane Anderson of Fort Scott, Kansas and Elijah Fetzer of North Liberty, 3 step-grandchildren: Brendt, Ethan and Derek Fetzer, her brother Dennis Garlick of Lemoyne, Nebraska and her sister Debra (Scott) Hefner of Cedar Rapids, IA as well as numerous nieces and nephews. 

Jane was preceded in death by her parents, her twin sister Judy and sister Pat.

Memorials may be made to Bethany Lutheran Church or Iowa City Hospice in her memory.



4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Friday, August 19, 2022
Henderson-Barker Funeral Home West Branch
201 Pedersen St., PO Box 206
West Branch, Iowa, United States


10:00 am
Saturday, August 20, 2022
Bethany Lutheran Church
235 South 2nd Street
West Branch, Iowa, United States


West Branch Cemetery
522 North Maple Street
West Branch, Iowa, United States
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