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Benita Joy (Frahm) Archer

July 24, 1924 ~ December 17, 2018 (age 94)

Benita Joy Archer, 94, died on Monday, December  17, 2018 at the Dewitt Hospital in Dewitt, Iowa. Funeral services will be held on Thursday, December 20 at 10:00 in the Trinity Lutheran Church in Tipton, Iowa with Pastor Beth Wartick officiating. Graveside services will be held at 1:15 pm following the service in Pine Hill Cemetery in Davenport Visitation will be held on Wednesday, December 19 from 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm at Fry Funeral Home in Tipton. Online condolences may be shared at

Benita was born on July 24, 1924 to Otto and Olive LePage Frahm in Viroqua, Wisconsin. She was united in marriage to Dewey Archer, and later divorced.  She was a member of Zion Lutheran Church in Davenport and Trinity Lutheran Church in Tipton, Iowa. Benita was a factory production worker for the former Bendix Corp. for 40 years.

Benita is survived by her two sons Edward (Barbara) Archer of Stanwood, Iowa,  Ronald (Pat) Archer of Vero Beach, Florida; her grandchildren Erik (Abby) Archer and their three children Maggie, Nathan, and Logan; Joy Meek, Leanne (Michael) Perkins, and Laura (Tom) Niemczycki and their two children Aaron and Luke. Benita was preceded in death by her parents, Otto and Olive Frahm, and her brothers, Roger and Wesley Frahm.

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