On Dec. 29, 2021, Jeralee Frandsen passed away peacefully in her home. She was 80 years of age.
Jeralee and her twin sister Dixie were born on Feb. 12, 1941, in Ephraim, Utah. They were the youngest of 4 children born to Vincent and Ruth Pickett Ross.
Jeralee married Roland Frandsen on Sept. 11, 1963, in the Manti Utah Temple. They had 6 children. They lived in Murray, Gunnison, and Cedar City, Utah, and Phoenix, Arizona. In 1971 the family moved to Yuma, Arizona. While there, they opened their own successful water treatment business. In 2006, upon retiring, Jeralee and Roland moved to Manti, Utah.
Jeralee was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Roland King Frandsen (2019); her oldest son, Kevin Eugene Frandsen (1979); her father, Vincent Kindley Ross (1971); and her mother, Ruth Arzella Pickett Ross (2000).
She is survived by her five remaining children, Lori (Larry) Layton of Chandler, Arizona; David (Jennifer) Frandsen of Yuma, Arizona; Diane (Randy) Larson of Manti, Utah; Mark (Veronica) Frandsen of Yuma, Arizona; and Marie (James) Frandsen-Tilson of Cottonwood Heights, Utah; her three siblings, Hal (Joann) Ross of Mt. Pleasant, Utah; Reginald Ross of
Ephraim, Utah; and twin sister Dixie (Gary) Rosier of West Jordan, Utah; 20 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren.
A memorial service for Jeralee is scheduled for Tuesday, Jan. 11, 2022, at 11 a.m. at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 555 E Union St, Manti, Utah, 84642.
Funeral Directors: Magleby Mortuary, Richfield, Salina and Manti. Online guestbook at www.maglebymortuary.com.