Lynn S. Fraker was born December 1, 1955, to James (Bill) and Jeneane Stiff, the eldest of 4 children. Her siblings are Dawn Marolf, Karen Ballenger, and James Jr. She graduated from Tipton Community High School and then from the Dental Assistant program at Kirkwood Community College.
Lynn later received a B.A. in Health Occupations education from the University of Iowa and a Masters Degree in Education from Iowa State University. Her career ended as the Career Edge Academics Director after working 30 years at Kirkwood.
Living many years in Vinton, Lynn was very proud to have served on the Board of Directors of Virginia Gay Hospital & Clinics.
She leaves behind one son, Daley Fraker.