Janet Dorene Frakes, 91, of Butler died Tuesday, May 4, 2021 at Parkview Randallia. Janet was born April 16, 1930 at home in Butler, to the late Hoyt Hudson Blaine and Ollie Gay (Miser) Blaine. She attended Butler High School graduating in 1948.
Janet married Richard “Dick” Frakes, on April 5, 1952, in Fremont. They raised their family in the Butler area. Their home was always open to all, the home cooked meals and true hospitality.
Janet was a member of the American Legion Post #202 Ladies Auxiliary in Butler and Spencerville Order of the Eastern Star Chapter 386. She had worked for Marshall clothing.
She was preceded in death by husband of 64 years, Richard, in 2016; brothers, Howard, Jack, and Gerald “Pete” Blaine; and sister, Elizabeth “Dutch” Bollman.
She is survived by daughters, Nanette (Dan) Riggs, Sharon (Bob) Christlieb, Karen (Adam) Staley, and Leigh Ann (Steven) Mayer; brother-in-law, Wayne (Jane) Frakes; 7 grandchildren, Raquel Frakes, Derrek (Tori) Staley, Andrew (Jessica) Staley, Brooke (Christian) Gehring, Alexis (Grayson) Carpenter, Mariah (Noah Davis) Christlieb and Brennan Riggs; and one great grandson, Jackson Richard Staley.
Funeral Service is 1 p.m., Saturday, May 8, 2021 at H.E. Johnson and Sons Funeral Home, 212 North Broadway, in Butler, with calling two hours prior to the service.
Please practice social distancing.
Pastor Greg Krafft will be officiating.
Janet will be laid to rest at Butler Cemetery in Butler.
Family request memorials are to the American Legion Post #202 Ladies Auxiliary, 118 N. Broadway St., Butler, IND 46721 or, Spencerville Order of the Eastern Star Chapter 386, 6800 State Road 1, Spencerville, IND 46788.
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