George A. Frank Sr. passed away on Sept. 5, 2019 at Morningside of Godfrey. George was born on May 27, 1929 in Jersey County to Edwin and Nellie (Loy) Frank. He married Minerva “Minnie” (Martinez) Frank on Dec. 17, 1953 in Kingsville. Minerva went to be with the Lord on Feb. 28, 2013. George was retired from the U.S. Navy, was a member of the Tri-County Antique Club and a 50 year member of the Jerseyville American Legion.
George is survived by his children, Robert and Cindy Frank of Fosterburg, Albert Frank of Jerseyville, George Frank Jr. of Jerseyville, Kathy Morgan of Jerseyville and Paul Frank of Granite City; 15 grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; sisters, Nellie Barrett, Jessie Goewey and Mary Kuehnel; and his brother, Louis Frank.
George was preceded in death by his parents; wife; grandchildren, Eli Morgan, Russell Morgan and Stephanie Frank; and siblings, William Frank, Clinton Frank, Joseph Frank, Wilma Rogers and Annie Cope.
A visitation will be held on Monday, Sept. 9, 2019 from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Alexander and Gubser Funeral Home in Jerseyville, Ill. A funeral was held on Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2019 at 10 a.m., with Rev. John Gibson officiating at Alexander and Gubser Funeral Home. Burial was held at Noble Cemetery, with Military Graveside Rites by American Legion Post No. 492.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Tri-County Antique Club or Eastland Baptist Church.
Alexander and Gubser Funeral Home were in charge of arrangements.