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) 




Copyright Janine Crandell & all contributors
All rights reserved