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Gail Owen Frazier

Gail Owen Frazier went to Heaven on June 12th 2009 from his home in Logan, Iowa, at the age of 66. His family was at his bed side. Gail was born January 14, 1943, in Council Bluffs, Iowa to Stanley and Lola (Orchutt) Frazier. He spent his early years in Oklahoma and the remainder of his childhood on the family farm outside of Logan, Iowa. He graduated from the Logan High School in 1961 and Dana College in 1967. He then went on to American Flyers school and earned his pilot and flight ratings. On August 27, 1966, Gail was united in marriage to Nancy Marene Ryan of Blair, Nebraska. Gail initially instructed new pilots (some who became life-long friends or relatives) at the Council Bluffs Airport and then flew corporate jets for various employers in the Omaha area. He took a sabbatical from flying while his children were growing up and farmed with his Dad for many years north of Logan, Gail finished his flying career as a corporate pilot our of Omaha. Gail was a passionate fisherman and especially enjoyed his trips to Red Lake, Ontario. He also enjoyed spending time in his garden, tinkering with antiques and his boat, spoiling his grandkids. They were the light of his life. Survivors include his wife Nancy of Logan, Iowa; son: Bradley Frazier and wife Susan and their children, Brock, Madison, and Kacie of Layton, Utah; son: Spencer Frazier and wife Teresa and their children, Sydney, Kennedy and Rhett of Springdale, Arkansas; daughter: Stacey Murphy and husband Brian and their children, Mark, Adam, Jack, Sean, Ryan and Luke of Omaha, Nebraska; son: Russell Frazier and wife Rosanne and their children, Rosalie, Alexis, Pearl, Lily, Oakley and Navy of Branson, Missouri; daughter: Alison Frazier of Omaha, Nebraska; nieces, nephews, other relatives and many “buds”. Visitation with the family will be held from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Monday at the Logan Memorial Chapel in Logan, Iowa. In lieu of flowers memorials to the Jim Wood Aquatic Center, Camp Nebowa, My Stuff Bags Foundation and CaringBridge. The family would like to thank the staff at Creighton Medical Center, Nebraska Medical Center, Harrison County Home Health and Odyssey Healthcare for your special care. The family would like to invite everyone to lunch and fellowship at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Missouri Valley immediately following the service at the Presbyterian Church. In Loving Memory Of Gail Owen Frazier Funeral Services 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, June 16, 2009 First Presbyterian Church – Missouri Valley, Iowa Officiating Pastors Roger Todd and Doug Delp Musicians Carol Brummer David Dickinson Judy Whitmore Ray and Mary Darling Selections “23rd Psalm” “Lord’s Prayer” “If You Could See Me Now” Congregational Hymns “Precious Lord” “Great Is Thy Faithfulness” Honorary Bearers Gary Guge Steve Geise Bobby Allen Roger Seeley Larry Orcult Mike Hinkel Jon Svoboda Larry Charleson Casket Bearers R.J. Ryan Kelly Ryan Scott Cook Mike Rogge Jamie Rogge Steven Cook Buck Rassmussen Randal Meeker Final Resting Place 1:30 p.m Tuesday Logan Cemetery – Logan, Iowa

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