Jimmie Frazee, age 92, a resident of Danbury, Wisconsin, passed away peacefully on March 22, 2022 in Duluth, Minnesota. He was born on January 1st, 1930, in North Sioux City, South Dakota to Harry and Eva Frazee. On January 21, 1950, Jimmie married Genevieve Eileen Trobaugh. Together they were blessed with 10 children.
Jimmie grew up in North Sioux City, South Dakota eventually moving his family to Fridley, Minnesota for 24 years. In 1996 he fulfilled his dream of building his retirement home on his beautiful wooded land in Danbury, Wisconsin.
Jimmie was truly a hard-working man his entire life. He worked various jobs in his youth before settling including Iowa Beef Processors Inc. (IBP), later he changed careers working as a pressman, type-setter and machinist for the Sioux City Journal. His knowledge and experience in the newspaper industry led him to the Minneapolis Star Tribune where he worked until retirement.
In Jimmie’s free time, he enjoyed hunting, fishing, dancing, outdoor activities including chopping wood, gardening, horseshoes, cards/dice. Later in life he enjoyed traveling and vacationing around the United States. But most of all he enjoyed spending time with his family to include his children, siblings, and close friends.
Jimmie is preceded in death by his parents, Harry and Eva Frazee; daughter, Vickie Quevedo (Tony dec.); son, Randy Frazee; granddaughter, Christine Petersen; and 10 of his 13 siblings.
He will be greatly missed by his wife, Genevieve; children, Linda Petersen (Roger, dec.), Shelley Anderson (Raymond, dec.), Rita Anderberg, Mark Frazee, Brian Frazee (Yvonne), Kelly Miller (David), Jamie Croal (John), Andrea Frazee-Denzer (Ronnie); 19 grandchildren, 29 great grandchildren, 14 great great-grandchildren; and siblings, Robert Frazee (Margaret dec.), Jean Wynn (Richard), Patty Carey (Jim dec.), Floyd Frazee (Kathy); and numerous family and friends.
He was laid to rest March 26th, 2022, at the Bluff Lake Cemetery in Danbury, Wisconsin. Pallbearers were Mark Frazee, Ronnie Denzer, David Miller, Brian Frazee, Floyd Frazee and David Johnson.
There will be a celebration of life held at a later date.
Arrangements were entrusted to Swedberg-Taylor Funeral Home, Webster. Online condolences can be made at www.swedberg-taylor.com