JERRY FRAULINI, 85, of Benton passed away Tuesday evening, March 15, 2022 at his home.
He was born in Benton, IL on March 24, 1936, the son of Joe & Mary (Cleveland) Fraulini.
He married Gloria (Coolock) on July 8, 1961.
Mr. Fraulini served in the U.S. Navy. He worked Mine construction, then was Maintenance Engineer at Inland Steel and then for Consol. He loved to hunt and fish and go to the Plaza restaurant. He enjoyed his family, his cows, and working on his family farm.
Mr. Fraulini is survived by his:
Wife: Gloria Fraulini of Benton
Lisa Sauerhage & husband Harry of Benton
Jerri Hethmon of Benton
Mike Fraulini & wife Shelly of Iowa
James Hethmon & wife Sarah
Ryan Fraulini & wife Rachel
Ryan Sauerhage & wife Brandi
Whitney Sauerhage & Mark Kovach
Easton & Paisley Fraulini
Brantlee & Hadley Sauerhage
Brother: Gene Fraulini of Massachusetts
Gene Fraulini & wife Tia & family
Wayne Fraulini & wife Rose & family
Cheryl Fraulini-Bellante & husband Joe & family
Kay E. Fraulini
Mr. Fraulini was preceded in death by his Parents & by his sister-in-law: Marilyn Fraulini.
Graveside services for Family & Friends will be held at 12 NOON on Saturday, March 19th at the Masonic & Oddfellows Cemetery in Benton. (Block P, the southeast corner of the cemetery.) Military Rites will be conducted by the Benton American Legion & VFW Posts. A celebration of life dinner will be held immediately following the service at the Gwen Wynn Senior Center at 104 North 10th St. in Benton for family and friends.
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