November 12, 1954 - January 26, 2017
Gary R. Frank 1954-2017 A celebration of life service for Gary Frank, age 62 of Princeton, will be Friday, Feb. 3 at 11:00 A.M. at the First Lutheran Church in Princeton. Pastor Phil Gronbach will officiate. Cremation has been accorded and burial will take place at a later date at the Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery in St. Louis, MO. Gary Frank passed away on Thursday, Jan 26, 2017 at his home. He was born on Nov. 12, 1954 in Princeton to Gail R. and Grace M. (Gealow) Frank. Gary was a 1973 graduate of Princeton High School. He graduated from Cerro Coso Community College in 1988 with an Associates Degree in Arts, and then graduated in 1990 from California State University in Bakersfield, CA. with a Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Studies. He then went on to graduate in 1993 from Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville, with a Master of Science in Elementary Education. Gary was enlisted in the U.S. Navy from 1974 to 1982 obtaining the rank of E-5. He achieved the ranking of Aircraft Electrician Petty Officer Second Class. Gary married Patricia Gregory in 1973. She preceded him in death. He later married Sheri Williams of Princeton. He was a member of Modern Woodworkers of America and the First Lutheran Church of Princeton. He enjoyed traveling and was an avid woodworker turning bowls and pens in his garage, making urns and fixing wooden items for friends. He is survived by his daughter, Vanessa (James) Johnson of Dixon; his mother, Grace Frank of Cedar Point; two sisters, Gwen (Pat) Beattie of Concord, NC., Greta (Tony) Dunn of Manlius; and two grandchildren, Brianna Johnson and Damian Johnson both of Dixon. He is preceded in death his father and his first wife. In lieu of flowers memorials may be directed to the Shriners Children's Hospital in Chicago. Online condolences may be left at www.norbergfh.com
Gary R. Frank 1954-2017 A celebration of life service for Gary Frank, age 62 of Princeton, will be Friday, Feb. 3 at 11:00 A.M. at the First Lutheran Church in Princeton. Pastor Phil Gronbach will officiate. Cremation has been accorded... View Obituary & Service Information
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