Tuesday, May 27th, 2008
Buddy D. Frank, 73, 124 S. Green St., Mendon, died at 6:39 a.m. May 25, 2008, at Lima Memorial Hospital.
He was born Aug. 22, 1934, in Mercer County, to Oatis Roy and Jessie Rirelan Frank. On May 24, 1957, he married Vivian Emans, who died Dec. 16, 2002.
Surviving are four sons Carl (Cathy), Mendon, Paul (Leeann) and Rob (Carla), all of Rockford, and Todd (Valerie), Celina; a daughter, Melinda (Eric) Stetler, Rockford; three sisters, Janice Myers, Fostoria, Trolus (Tom) Kahn, Craigville, Ind., and Vernie Osborn, Bluffton, Ind.; eight grandchildren, two stepgrandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
He retired from Dana Corp. in Lima, and was a veteran of the U.S. Army. He graduated from Willshire High School in 1952.
Services are 10:30 a.m. Friday at the Cisco Funeral Home, Celina. Burial is at Mendon Cemetery.
Calling is 2-8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
Contributions can be made to the Mendon Park Fund.