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FRANCIS "Frank" LUCIAN O'NEILL 1921-2007


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Date: 6/29/2007 at 07:54:11

Francis "Frank" Lucian O'Neill

Francis "Frank" L. O'Neill, 86, of Waukon died Friday, May 25, 2007 at Northgate Care Center in Waukon. Funeral services were held Tuesday, May 29 at Immaculate Conception Wexford Catholic Church in rural Lansing, with Fr. Louis Trzil, Msgr. Cletus Hawes, Fr. Donald Hawes and Fr. Joseph Schneider officiating. Burial was in Wexford Cemetery.

Francis Lucian O'Neill was born February 22, 1921 on the Wexford farm of his parents, Henry and Hanora (Crowe) O'Neill, in rural Lansing. He was baptized and confirmed at Immaculate Conception Wexford Catholic Church,where he was a life-long member. Frank attended Wexford rural Elementary School. He farmed with his father and brothers in the Wexford area for many years. They raised crops, beef cattle and hogs. Frank also took care of the work horses.

Frank and Tom moved to the Waukon Living Center in 2001. He enjoyed playing cards and visiting with family and friends, especially telling stories of Wexford history - remembering dates and places like it was yesterday.

Survivors include two sisters-in-law, Eleanor O'Neill of Waukon and Phyllis O'Neill of Lowell, IN; and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; four brothers, Hilary, Celestine, Steve and Tom O'Neill; and a sister, Mary Mona O'Neill.

Honorary casketbearers were Cyril and Jim Hawes, Mike Collins, Dick Saddler, Cyril Mooney, and Leo and Carl Mullarkey. Casketbearers were Gerald Hawes, John and George Delaney, Ralph Callahan, Ray Wagner and Keith Garin.

Waukon Standard, May 30, 2007


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