Hamilton County


Frank Dean Lanahan




Frank Dean Lanahan was born June 9, 1927 to Ralph and Hilda Margaret Rasmussen Lanahan. He died Aug. 2, 1998 and is buried in Graceland Cemetery, Webster City, IA.

Seaman Lanahan served with the U.S. Navy in World War II in the Pacific Theater of Action.

His Obituary: Daily Freeman Journal, Webster City, IA - Aug. 4, 1998

Frank Lanahan, 71, Webster City, died Sunday Aug. 2, 1998 at the Hamilton Hospital. Private graveside services will be held Tuesday at the Graceland Cemetery with Dr. Marshall Hoffman officiating. There will be no visitation. Arrangements were made with the Foster Funeral Home.

Frank Dean Lanahan was born June 9, 1927 at Webster City. He graduated from Lincoln High School in 1945. During World War II he served with the U.S. Navy in the Pacific Theater of Action. Following his discharge, he returned to Webster City and was employed as a carpenter for Zitterell-Mills, a welder for Castner Manufacturing, a welder for McCollough’s Inc., at ranches in Nebraska, as a groundskeeper at Graceland Cemetery, and at Wilbert Vault Company in Fort Dodge. He retired in 1987.

He is survived by two sisters, Mary Jane Bashford and Anne Gardner, both of Webster City, a nephew, Pat Gardner, and two great-nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Mr. Lanahan was a member of the First Baptist Church, Disabled Veterans, and the Webster City A A group.

Source: ancestry.com