Joan Frable Klemp of Little Falls, MN, and also Dwight and Highwood, IL, was born August 13, 1922 in Toledo, OH, and passed away peacefully on June 20, 2019. Preceded in death by parents, Frank L. and Geraldine (Stahl) Frable. Survived by brothers, Dr. Frank L. Frable, Jr. of Aurora, IN and Dr. William J. Frable (Dr. Mary Ann) of Richmond, VA; daughter, Marie (Brian) McNamara of Pequot Lakes, MN; son, Peter Klemp of Fox Developmental Center, Dwight, IL; grandsons, Leo (Jessica) McNamara of Minneapolis, MN, Brendan and Ian McNamara of Pequot Lakes, MN; great granddaughters, Nora and Maeve; and many nieces and nephews.
Joan was a courageous and dedicated advocate who gave generously of herself, caring for her son and family while maintaining fulfilling employment as a secretary and bookkeeper throughout her working career. Her beautiful smile, laugh and loving appreciation for others will be missed.
Memorial Mass was held at St. Patrick's Church in Dwight, IL, on August 6. Memorials are preferred to Peter Klemp Trust Fund, c/o Fox Developmental Center, Dwight, IL and Fox Center Family and Friends, 134 W. Main St., Dwight, IL 60420.