Jana Fraser, 62, of Waupun, formerly of rural Brandon, died Sunday, May 28, 2017 at Waupun Memorial Hospital.
Jana was born June 13, 1954 in Ripon, the daughter of Warren and Margaret Turner Stelsel. Jana was a graduate of Waupun High School in 1972 and received her bachelor’s degree in education from UW Stevens Point in 1977. Jana married Dustan Mertens. The couple resided in rural Brandon. On June 12, 2006 she married Stewart Fraser and they resided in rural Brandon most of their married lives. Jana was employed by Twohig Dentistry in Fond du Lac as a clerk, Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Fond du Lac, and The Reporter in Fond du Lac. Jana was a very active member of Brandon United Methodist Church where she was involved with the children in Sunday School and other activities. Jana had a love for art, genealogy, reading, crocheting, and her cats.
Jana is survived by her husband, Stewart Fraser; a son, Jacob Mertens of Alto; two step-daughters: Lacy Fraser of Waupun, and Kayla Fraser of Waupun; a brother, Bill (Kelly) Stelsel of rural Brandon; a nephew, William Jacob Stelsel II; a niece, Cheyenne (Erik) Olson; a great-nephew, Oliver; and several cousins.
Jana was preceded in death by her parents; a brother, Warren “Tuck” Stelsel; and step-father, Henry De Boer.
Memorial services for Jana Fraser will be held Thursday, June 1, 2017 at 11 a.m. at Brandon United Methodist Church with Rev. Laura Yates officiating. Friends and relatives may call on the family on Wednesday at Werner-Harmsen Funeral Home in Waupun from 5-7 p.m. and on Thursday at the church from 10 a.m. until the time of service.
Werner-Harmsen Funeral Home of Waupun and staff are serving the family. Please visit our website at www.wernerharmsenfuneralhome.com for further information and to send condolences.