Raymond H. Frank, 94, of Caledonia, died Wednesday, Sept 7, 2011 at Buckley Assisted Living in Caledonia. He was born January 2, 1917 in Caledonia to Nicholas and Eva (Hemmer) Frank. He married Rose Mary Welscher Nov. 9, 1943 at St. Peter's Catholic Church, Caledonia. She preceded him in death on March 13, 2010.
Ray was a lifelong farmer north of Caledonia. He was a member of St. Mary's Parish, the Knights of Columbus and the Caledonia Lions.
He is survived by his children, Suzanne (Wilfred) Karels, Jerald (Susan) Frank, Allan (Linda) Frank, Richard (Cindy) Frank, Dean (Sharon) Frank, Donald (Mary) Frank, and Nicholas (Janet) Frank; 19 grandchildren; 26 great grandchildren; and one great great grandchild.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:30 am, Monday, Sept. 12 at St. Mary's Catholic Church, Caledonia. Father Gregory Leif will officiate and burial will be in Calvary Cemetery, Caledonia. Visitation will be from 4 to 7 pm Sunday at Holy Family Hall, next to the church, where a prayer service will be held at 7 pm. Visitation will also be one hour prior to the service at the hall on Monday. Memorials are preferred to St. Mary's School or Camp Winnebago. McCormick Funeral Home, Caledonia is assisting the family with arrangements.
In addition to his wife, he was preceded in death by his parents, a grand daugher, Morgan Frank and 2 sisters, Leona Buchmayer and Helen Johnson.