ERNEST AUGUST FRANK
Earnest Frank Dies Saturday
Ernest A. Frank, 77, Prophetstown, died
Friday evening at Morrison Community Hospital. Funeral services will be held
at 1:30 p.m. Monday at the First Lutheran Church with the Rev. L. S.
Anderson officiating. Burial will be in Yorktown Cemetery. Friends
may call at Gardner's Funeral Chapel from 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday.
Ernest August Frank was born Jan. 26, 1896 in
Bureau County, son of William and Elsie (Marine) Frank. He was educated in
Leon Schools and was a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church, Yorktown. He
married Louise Sandrock in Yorktown on Nov, 26, 1919. They had resided in
Prophetstown since 1944.
Survivors include his widow, one daughter, Mrs.
Gladys Sullivan, Minot, N.D.; two sons, Arnold, Prophetstown and Everett,
Peoria; 12 grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren; three sisters, Mrs.
John Menega, Fargo Falls, Minn.; Mrs. Mason (Eleanor) Sibits, Dixon; and
Mrs. Freda Berg, Rock Falls.
He was preceded in death by one daughter, one
granddaughter and two brothers.
(The Daily Gazette, Dec. 8, 1973,
submitted by Melva L. Taylor)