Tuesday, December 13th, 2011
Jacque E. Frantz, 82, of Sidney, died at 4:40 p.m. Dec. 10, 2011, at Dorothy Love Retirement Community near Sidney.
He was born July 25, 1929, in Piqua, to Roy and Helen Edwards Frantz. On Aug. 27, 1949, he married Lucille M. DeBrosse, who died June 29, 1999.
Surviving are seven children, Jacqueline (Don) Cusic, Nashville, Tenn., Christine (Scott) Arnold, Sidney, James R. (Pam) Frantz, Celina, Mary Jo (Doug) Kies, Quincy, William J. (Jane) Frantz, Taylor Mill, Ky., Daniel E. (Tricia) Frantz, Nashville, and Jerome A. Frantz, Beavercreek; a brother, Richard Frantz; two sisters, Damaris "Dedee" Frantz and Sally Jo "Jody" Gasson; a brother-in-law, Carl (Betty) Debrosse; four sisters-in-law, Helen LaVielle, Jeanette DeBrosse, Rita (Fritz) Ostdiek, Adele Cooley and Evie (Don) August; 19 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren.
Deceased are a sister-in-law, Harriet Frantz, and a brother-in-law, Charles LaVielle.
He was president of United Steel Fabricators in Sidney and vice president of Frantz Brothers Inc. A graduate of Holy Angels High School, he was a member of Holy Angels Catholic Church and a third and fourth degree member of the Knights of Columbus, both of Sidney. He was a past member of the Ohio Contractors Association and had served on its board of directors.
Funeral Mass is 10:30 a.m. Thursday at the church, the Rev. Daniel Schmitmeyer officiating. Burial will follow at Graceland Cemetery, Sidney.
Calling is 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday and after 9:30 a.m. Thursday at Cromes Funeral Home, Sidney.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Wilson Memorial Hospital Auxiliary or the church.
Condolences may be left at www.cromesfh.com.