Frannette Mary Lee Senjem, 71

Published 7:01 am Sunday, August 7, 2016



Frannette Mary Lee Senjem, 71, passed away on Aug. 4, 2016, at Mayo Clinic St. Mary’s Campus in Rochester, Minnesota.

Frannette “Fran” Mary Lee Senjem was born on April 20, 1945, the daughter of Francis and Ardella (Larson) Page in Austin, Minnesota. She graduated from Austin High School in 1963. Fran was united in marriage to Delano on June 15, 1963, at St. Olaf Church in Austin, Minnesota. Fran was a member at West St. Olaf Lutheran Church.  She enjoyed fishing, riding the golf cart, deer watching, crossword puzzles, cooking, baking, and loved to entertain family and friends. She also enjoyed going to the casino.

Fran is survived by her husband, Delano Senjem, daughter, Deinnelle (Todd) Severson; son, Dan (friend, Stacie Raak) Senjem; grandsons, Doug Severson (friend, Helen Ficzeri); Nick (Ara) Severson, and great grandson, Michael Severson; granddaughters, Amanda Senjem; Abbie Senjem; Annika Senjem (friend, Jack Strand); brothers, Mitch (Connie) Page; Dan (Julie) Page; sisters, Linda (Wayne) Johnson; Vickie (Mark) Hessenius; brother-in-law, John (Janet) Senjem; and sister-in-law, Barb Rees. The family would like to thank the nurses and doctors of Mary Brigh 6th Floor, Unit 6B at St. Mary’s. The wonderful care they gave mom and the support they gave to the family helped us greatly during this time.

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The memorial service for Fran will be 11 a.m. Monday, Aug. 8, 2016, at West St. Olaf Lutheran Church, 70640 260th Ave., Hayfield, Minnesota, with the Rev. Cheryl Indehar officiating. Inurnment will be in West St. Olaf Lutheran Cemetery at a later date. Visitation will be 4-7 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 7, 2016, at Czaplewski Family Funeral Home, 501 2nd St. NW in Hayfield and one hour before the service at the church on Monday.