FRANK, Joseph V. (1930-2015)
Posted By: Karon Velau (email)
Date: 2/1/2021 at 18:08:50
Joseph Victor Frank
(December 19, 1930 - November 10, 2015)
GALVA Services for Joseph Joe V. Frank, 84, of Galva were held at 10:30 a.m., Friday, Nov. 13, 2015, at United Methodist Church in Galva with the Revs. Kristin D. Boysen and Ron Johannsen officiating. Burial was in Galva Township East Cemetery in Galva, with military rites conducted by American Legion Dibbern Post #454 of Galva. Visitation was Thursday, Nov. 12, 47 p.m. at Nicklas D. Jensen Funeral Home in Holstein. Nicklas D. Jensen Funeral Home in Holstein was in charge of arrangements.
Joe died Nov. 10, 2015 at Shady Oaks Care Center in Lake City.
Joseph Victor Frank was born on December 19, 1930 in Cherokee, Iowa to Herbert and Louise (Onn) Frank. Joe graduated from Pierson, Iowa High School in 1948. He served two years in the U.S. Army while stationed in California and the Panama Canal Zone. Joe married his high school sweetheart, Betty Warner, on March 24, 1951. They made Galva their home for almost 60 years. Joe farmed in the Galva area for 18 years and worked at the Galva Union Elevator Company for 24 years, retiring in 1996. Joe was an active member of the Galva United Methodist Church, having served on most of the boards and in most of the positions. He was a member of the American Legion Post 454 for over 60 years. Joe moved to Holstein in 2012 and to Shady Oaks in Lake City in August 2015. Joe died Nov. 10, 2015 at Shady Oaks Care Center in Lake City.
Joe was preceded in death by his parents, Herb and Louise Frank; sister, Mary Frank; brother, Richard Frank; and son-in-law, Ronald Kock. Those left to honor his memory include his wife, Betty of Lake City; daughter, Diane Hoppenworth and her husband, Jeffrey of Waukesha, Wisconsin and their children, Scott Hoppenworth (Erin) of Waukesha, Wisconsin and Brian Hoppenworth (Nicole) of Sullivan, Wisconsin; daughter, Debra Kock of Carroll, Iowa and her children, Amanda Rinehart (Jeremy) of Johnston, Iowa , Julie Kenney (Mark) of Ankeny, Iowa, and Ryan Kock (Katie) of Carroll, Iowa; son, Scott Frank and his wife, Jennie of Mason City, Illinois and their children, Emily Frank of Hannibal, Missouri, Katie Frank of Springfield, Illinois, and Mollie Frank of Mason City, Illinois; daughter, Lisa Robinson and her husband, Rick of Shelbyville, Indiana; and sister, Helen Cameron of Alta, Iowa.
Sources: Ida County Courier, Ida Grove, Iowa, Wed., Nov 11, 2015 and Nicklas D. Jensen Funeral Home & Monument Company, Holstein, Iowa at https://www.nicklasdjensenfh.com/
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