Dorothy A. "Dee" (Radloff) Frambs

Died: Tue., Aug. 21, 2018


10:00 AM to 12:00 PM, Sat., Sep. 08, 2018
Location: Kendall Funeral Home

Memorial Service

12:00 PM Sat., Sep. 08, 2018
Location: Kendall Funeral Home

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Dorothy (Dee) Ann Frambs

“Dee” Frambs, 86, a life-long resident of Wisconsin and most recently of Boscobel, was surrounded by loved ones, as she stepped from earth into Heaven on Tuesday, August 21, 2018. Her death was a result of congestive heart failure.

Dee was born August 11,1932 in Watertown, the daughter of Leslie C. and Sarah E. (Hearring) Radloff, they resided in Fort Atkinson where she was raised. In 1949, at age 17, Dee married 20 year old Lloyd Klietz and they moved to Jefferson, then later to Waukesha. During their marriage 5 offspring were born, however after 26 years Dee and Lloyd divorced. In 1977 after a romantic courtship Ralph Frambs proposed to Dee and they were married that year. This marriage brought the total of children to 8. Ralph and Dee continued to reside in Waukesha until Ralph retired, they then moved to Boscobel.

Throughout her work life Dee always held service related jobs such as food service assistance in restaurants and health care facilities; nursing assistant and home health care which included hospice care, she also worked as a convenience store clerk and even a school bus driver. Dee was terrific at these jobs because she very much enjoyed helping others.

Dee liked many activities including road trips, camping, fishing, playing cards, dancing, going to plays, gardening, reading, bargain hunting, baking, home decorating, watching movies, sewing and later she dove head first into card making and quilting.  Country western and old time gospel music were her favorites but she also enjoyed show tunes. Dee’s favorite activity besides worship services and church events was to simply visit with family and friends at home or elsewhere.

Dee was preceded in death by her parents, siblings and most recently her son, Richard (Margie Shoemaker) Klietz.  She’s survived by her devoted and loving husband, Ralph Frambs, 7 children, Ginger Klietz of Willis, TX, Theodore (Tina) Klietz of Seguin, TX, Brian Frambs  and Fiance  Amy Jessen both of Menomonee Falls, David (Jackie) Klietz of St. Paul, MN, Gregg  (Cathy) Frambs of Waukesha, Jody (Robert) Hehn of Boscobel and Rebecca (Jeff Freeck) Frambs of Pewaukee. She is also survived by 22 grandchildren, 30 great-grandchildren and 2 great-great grandchildren, a large number of other relatives and many dear friends.

Visitation, with the memorial service to follow, will be September 8, 2018, from 10 A.M. to 12 P.M., both to be held at Kendall Funeral Service. 209 Mary Street, Boscobel. Following the service a repast hosted by Maple Ridge Church, 43955 Country Road East, Boscobel.

  Please note, Dee preferred that after she went to Heaven donations be made to or American, in lieu of flowers, thank you.  
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Sacramenta Landrum
   Posted Fri August 24, 2018
Deepest condolences to the Frambs family and friends for the loss of your loved one Dorothy. Please read God's wonderful promise for the loved ones we have lost in death it will give you hope and comfort during this difficult time Acts 24:15; John 5: 28, 29; Revelation 21: 1-5.

   Posted Fri August 31, 2018
Ralph,Jody, Rebecca
I am so saddened to hear of miss Dorothy's passing. She was a remarkable woman.
Please know that we will be praying for your family during this difficult time.

Rhonda Laufenberg

Neal Tritz
   Posted Wed September 05, 2018
Ralph, I am so sorry to hear of Dee's passing. My heart is heavy for you and your family. I have been so out of touch since my mother's passing but know that my thoughts and prayers are with you.

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