Arturo Frausto, 77, of West Liberty
Obituaries · January 25, 2013

Arturo Frausto, 77, of West Liberty, died Monday, Jan. 14, 2013, at Windmill Manor in Coralville, Iowa.

Funeral services were Friday, Jan. 18, 2013, at the West Liberty Community Center. Visitation was Thursday, Jan. 17, 2013, at the Henderson-Barker Funeral Home in West Liberty. Burial will be at the Oak Ridge Cemetery in West Liberty. A memorial fund has been established. Online condolences may be made to the family at

Arturo was born Feb. 14, 1935, in Madero Del Rio, Mexico, the son of Quirino Frausto and Felipa De La Paz. He was united in marriage to Celia Perez on Sept. 17, 1957, in Ciudad Acuna, Coahuila, Mexico. He was employed with Louis Rich Foods for many years.

Arturo was an avid outdoorsman; he loved nature and to hunt and fish. He was very outgoing, had many friends and was a loving person to not only his family but to everyone. Arturo was a devout Christian and hardworking individual.

He is survived by his 10 children: Guadalupe Pena of Troy, N.C., Arturo Frausto Jr. of Biscoe, N.C., Alma Rosa Ramirez of Iowa City, Felipa Murguia of Colorado, Hilda Chavez of Iowa City, Celia Barraza of West Liberty, Cruz Martinez of Muscatine, Raul Frausto of Ft. Worth, Texas, Enedina Hernandez of Muscatine, and Barbara Navaro of Texas; brothers: Quirino Frausto of Texas and Jesus Frausto of Del Rio, Texas; sisters: Celia Charles of Mt. Gilead, N.C., Maria Molina of Del Rio, Texas, and Olga Cardona of West Liberty; 23 grandchildren; and 25 great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Celia, in 1989 and a brother, Rogelio Frausto.

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