January 23, 2020

Start Time:

10:00 am


Kimball Ave United Methodist Church


1207 Kimball Ave

Waterloo, IA 50702



January 22, 2020

Start Time:

5:00 pm – 8:00 pm


Parrott & Wood Funeral Home


965 Home Plaza

Waterloo, IA 50701

Frances Mae Michaelsen

Frances Mae Michaelsen was born in Sumner on September 30, 1924, to Arthur and Barbara (Fritz) Traeger.

She was united in marriage to William Michaelsen, on June 8, 1946 in Waterloo at the Kimball Ave United Methodist Church. He died in April 5, 2003. Fran attended AIB (American Institute of Business) and started her working career at Rath Packing Company in Waterloo. For 48 years she worked for Medical Associates of Waterloo and Covenant Hospital. The majority of the time she was the medical assistant for Dr. Albert Dolan. She retired in 2002.

Fran enjoyed sewing, word search puzzles, and card games. She was an active member at Kimball Ave United Methodist Church in Waterloo.

Fran is preceded in death by her parents; husband, William Michaelsen, brother; Richard Traeger, sister; Elsie Leyh, and step great-grandson; Jake Robel. Surviving to cherish her memory are three daughters, Kay (Vince) Lopez of St. Peters, MO, Karen McCoy of Waverly, and Karla Kramer (Jim Jensen) of Cedar Falls, 5 grandchildren, 3 step grandchildren, 14 great grandchildren, 6 step great grandchildren and 2 step great, great grandchildren.


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