KENNETH A. FRAZIER

Kenneth A. Frazier gravestone
(Photo by Vernon B. Paddock)

B. 1942 (possibly July 14, 1942 in Chicago, Cook County, IL)
D. 1958 (possibly in Chicago, Cook County, Il of leukemia)
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  • Father: Kenneth Soloman Frazier born September 20, 1917 in Pine City, Pine County, MN, son of Solomon Edward Frazier (aka Edward Frazier) (1873-1930) and Wilda (Stuck) Frazier (aka Bertha) (1878-1959); married Rose M. Miller on February 18, 1939 in Gourley, Delta County, MI; Kenneth died December 29, 1972 in Stevens Point, Portage County, WI; buried in Avon Centre Cemetery, Grayslake, Lake County, IL; According to the U.S. World War II Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947:

“Name: Kenneth S. Frazier; Address: Daggett, Menominee County, Mich; Telephone: none; Age in Years: 23; Date of Birth: Sept 20, 1917; Place of Birth: Pine City, Minn., U.S.A.; Name of Person Who Will Always Know Your Address: Mrs. Kenneth S. Frazier; Relationship of That Person: Wife; Address of That Person: Daggett, Menominee, Mich.; Employer’s Name: Alex Oadroski; Place of Employment: Daggett, Menomiee County, Mich.; Race: White; Height: 5′ 6″; Weight: 176; Eyes: Blue; Hair: Brown; Complexion: Light; Other obvious physical characteristics that will aid in identification: Scar on right side of eye; Signed: October 16, 1940”

       According to the Stevens Point Journal (Stevens Point WI) Saturday, December 30, 1972, page 2:

Man Dies of Heart
Attack In Auto

   Kenneth S. Frazier, 55, of Woodruff, was pronounced dead on arrival at St. Michael’s Hospital in Stevens Point Friday after he suffered a heart attack while driving his car.
   Portage County Sheriff’s Department deputies said Frazier was driving west on Highway 10, 2 1/2 miles east of Stevens Point, about 11:15 a.m. when he blacked out.  The car ran off the roadway into the north ditch.
   Following an autopsy Portage County Coroner Emil E. Przekurat confirmed that Frazier died of a heart attack.  There was no damage to the car.

  • Mother: Rose M. (Miller) Frazier born about 1921 in St. Francis, Milwaukee County, WI, daughter of Frank Peter Miller (1881-1940) and Mary (Blum) Miller (1885-1971)