Harlene ‘Holly’ Frohling, 79
Fri, 01/31/2020 - 2:59pm admin
Dec. 26, 1940 —
Jan. 29, 2020
FORMERLY OF LIME SPRINGS - Harlene “Holly” Iris (Williams) Frohling, age 79 of Mankato, Minn., died on Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2020 at Mayo Clinic Health System – Mankato.
Memorial services will be held at 3 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2020 at Woodland Hills Funeral Chapel in Mankato. Visitation will be held two hours prior to the services.
Holly was born on Dec. 26, 1940 to Harlan and Sadie (Austin) Williams in Cresco, Iowa and was raised in Lime Springs, Iowa. She graduated from Lime Springs High School in 1959; she then continued her education at the University of Iowa, receiving her Practical Nursing Degree; Mankato State, receiving her RN degree; and at St. Thomas, receiving her MBA in Nursing. She worked as a nurse at Immanuel St Joseph’s Hospital in Mankato for over 25 years before moving to Houston, Texas, where she worked at Methodist Hospital for 13 years.
She was united in marriage to Arlyn “Al” Frohling in August 1963 in Lime Springs; the two later divorced. In her free time she enjoyed gardening, birds, going to VINE and her dogs. Holly was part of a Bridge group for 52 years, even staying in touch the 13 years she was in Texas.
She is survived by her son, Bill Frohling of Owatonna, Minn.; daughter, Kris (Dean Greger) Frohling; grandson, Zander; step-grandsons, Corey and Shawn Schmidt; brother, Keith (Pat) Williams of Cedar Rapids, Iowa; many nieces and nephews; special friend, Kay Hays; and dog, Zoe.
She was preceded in death by her parents; ex-husband, Al; daughter-in-law, Veronica Frohling; sister-in-law Pat Williams; niece, Amy Williams; and dog, Daisy.