Theresa Marie (Miller) Fronsman

Born: Mon., Aug. 27, 1962
Died: Wed., Dec. 12, 2012

Celebration of Life

1:00 PM Thu., Dec. 20, 2012
Location: North Plains Christian Church

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     Theresa Fronsman of North Plains, OR passed away on Wednesday December 12, 2012 at the age of 50 years.  She was born on August 27, 1962 in Fredericktown, Missouri.  She was the daughter of Dearl Gene Miller and Jeanene Marie (O Sullivan) Polete.  She was preceded in death by her grandparents Inez Marie and Marvin James O Sullivan, Easter and Orvile Miller; two brothers Cameran Lee Miller and Timothy D. Miller, one sister Tamara G. (Miller) Havens.

     Theresa relocated from Farmington, Missouri to Charleston, South Carolina with her family in 1970, then moved and lived in Selfridge, Michigan in 1974 until December of 1977 when the family moved to Portland, Oregon.  It was in Oregon where she met James D. Fronsman and they were married on November 11, 1987.

     Theresa is survived by her husband of 25 years James; her parents Henry and Jeanene Polete of Vancouver, WA; Dearl and Linda Miller of Farmington, MO; Brothers Henry Polete, II of Vancouver, WA; Todd, Dearl Jr. and Robert Miller all of Farmington, MO; Two nephews who were very special in her life Bob Miller and Brent Havens; Niece Joslyn Polete love of her life.  Also many other nieces and nephews and many more family members as well as friends and neighbors.

     Memorial ceremonies will be on Thursday December 20th at 1:00 PM at North Plains Christian Church 31231 NW Commercial St in North Plains.  In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Oregon Humane Society. 

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Linda Mohn
   Posted Tue December 18, 2012
Dear Jeanene and Hank,
I am holding you in my heart. Words are so empty when it comes to expressing sympathy and condolences at this time of unbelievable hurt. Please know that you are in my prayers. God is there to hold you through this pain. Your many friends are here to help and love you.
With love, Linda

Karen Washabaugh
   Posted Tue December 18, 2012
Dear Jeanene and Hank,
May God keep you in the palm of His hand. There are just no words that seem adequate at a time like this, but please know that there are people who love you and are praying for your safekeeping. Love, Karen

Beatrice Stearns ( Aunt )
   Posted Tue December 18, 2012
Theresa, you will be missed. I will always remember your smile and laugh.

Cindy Crites Woolley
   Posted Wed December 19, 2012
I am so sorry for your loss. I am Alan Crites mom and John Williams daughter. I am praying for you and your family. Again, I am so sorry.
Cindy Woolley

Monica Prentiss
   Posted Wed December 19, 2012
My condolences to everyone in in Theresa's family.
I worked with Theresa, then Miller, on Swan Island in the late 80's and am blessed to have known her.
When she met Jim, there was an immediate spark!
Not having pen and paper to share her phone number, she tore the portion w/name and phone # from a check in her checkbook.
A charming detail I remember so many years later even though, unfortunately, after my part of our work left Swan Island to (off of) NE Columbia Blvd., we didn't keep in touch.
The lovely Theresa I was acquainted with was so very nice! My sympathies to those saddened by her passing.
Monica Gray Prentiss

Gary and Joannne
   Posted Wed December 19, 2012
We are devastated at the loss of Theresa. I spoke with her last week and she was her usual smiling self, giving me the "business" as usual. Joanne has lost a friend and had a great time with just before Thanksgiving. We will miss her.
We are here for you and as you know we always will be.
Love and prayers,

Gary and Joanne

Rick Hall
   Posted Wed December 19, 2012
My condolences to you and all of your family member. Theresa's vibrant personality and huge smile will be missed by everyone. I am so sorry.
Rick Hall

Denise Turner
   Posted Wed December 19, 2012
I am so sorry for your loss. Theresa was one of my clients at the spa and was such a warm, caring and wonderful person. She brought me gifts from New Orleans and always shared fun stories about how her husband surprised her with her beloved little pug and vacations with her mom. I will miss her laugh and contagious smile. I am so deeply sorry for your loss....She was a genuinely kind and beautiful person.

Scott and Bethany
   Posted Wed December 19, 2012
We are North Plains residents who had the privilege of meeting James and Theresa only once, last year, as we had stumbled upon their tree farm. We instantly felt their warmth, vitality, and down home hospitality! They made such an incredible first impression on my husband and I that we were shocked when we read the story online. Our sincerest sympathies go out to the family and friends of Theresa, we are so very sorry for your loss.

Ralph & Meri
   Posted Wed December 19, 2012

Our condolences. We are saddened by your loss. We will keep you and Theresa in our thoughts and prayers.
Please let us know if we can help you in any way.

Craig DePriest
   Posted Thu December 20, 2012
We are saddened to hear of your loss. It has been so long.... but know that we have great memories of you from our days at PPP, and that we are praying for you.

In Agape
Craig & Sabine DePriest
Deke & Kim DePriest

Debi Adams
   Posted Thu December 20, 2012
So sorry to hear about Theresa. Our prayers are being sent daily. We will all miss her. May god keep her safe untill you can meet again. Luv ya cousin.

Debby Monagon
   Posted Mon August 26, 2013
I just found out about Theresa. I've known her since HS. I hadn't talked to in over a year but she was one of my oldest and dearest friends. She was such a sweet and loving soul. I am going to miss her so very much.

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