Lyle Frank


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Posted Online: Jan. 12, 2013, 7:27 pm
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Lyle S. Frank, 94, formerly of Tampico, died Friday Jan. 11, 2013, at CGH Medical Center in Sterling.
Visitation is from 10-11 a.m., Wednesday, Jan. 16, at McDonald Funeral Home in Prophetstown. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home with the Rev. Isaac Newman officiating. Burial will follow at Tampico Memorial Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, a memorial has been established to Resthave Nursing and Retirement Center and the Alzheimer's Association. Lyle was born on May 8, 1918, in Tampico, the son of Fred E. and Eunice Goble Frank. He married Helen L. Covell on Nov. 29, 1939, in Tampico. She died July 30, 2012.
Lyle was a farmer for more than 70 years in the Tampico area.
Survivors include one daughter, Gloria (Ronald) DeValle of Sterling; two sons, Frederic Errol (Beverly) Frank of Annawan and Stanley (Phyllis) Frank of Surprise, Ariz.; 10 grandchildren; numerous great- and great-great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; wife and son, Dennis Frank.












 



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