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George Steve Frank

December 21, 1933 — December 1, 2023

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GEORGE STEVE FRANK  

     George S. Frank, 89, of Cass City, passed away peacefully Friday, December 1, 2023 in his home surrounded by his loving family.  He was born December 21, 1933 in Colwood, to Albert and Ethel (Popp) Frank.  He married Beverly Ann McClorey on February 20, 1960 in St. Pancratius Catholic Church, Cass City.         

     George attended Caro Schools and a few months at Michigan State University before joining the United States Army during the Korean war.  He was a Radar Specialist serving in Greenland.  After his discharge, he worked for Moore Telephone Company in Caro before going to work at Farmers Co-Op Elevator in Akron. George worked his way up as a manager in Akron, Caro, and Lapeer and retired in 1997.  He was a member of Our Lady Consolata Parish, Cass City where he served as an usher, greeter and was a past Grand Knight of the Knights of Columbus-Central Thumb Council #8892.  George was also a member of the American Legion Post #7 of Caro.  He enjoyed traveling and visiting many states.  George loved to garden and took pride in the beautiful roses that he grew every year.  He enjoyed woodworking, making beautiful handmade crafts for his grandkids.  George also enjoyed watching and caring for the wild birds outside his home.  He was a talented cook and grilled delicious meals for his family; he baked cookies and treats, especially at Christmas time.  George was a loving husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather, uncle and friend.

     George is survived by his wife of sixty-three wonderful years, Beverly of Cass City; four children who he loved dearly:  Gregory (Kim) Frank of Cass City; Kevin (Deborah) Frank of Cass City; Michelle (Erik) Bootz of Cass City; Sandra (Steve) Weeks of Cass City; ten grandchildren:  Grant (Sally) Frank, Chelsey (Jessie) McComas, Cassady (Jeremy) Verran, Jessica (Nick) Kappen, Samuel (Cali) Bootz, Breanna Frank, Benjamin Bootz, Seth Frank, Emily (Jared) Bootz, Hailey Weeks; two step grandchildren; nine great grandchildren; many nieces, nephews, and friends.  He is preceded in death by his parents; seven siblings and their spouses; many nieces and nephews.    

     Funeral Mass held 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, December 6, 2023 in Our Lady Consolata Parish, Cass City with Fr. Robert Pare officiating. Interment will be in Ellington Township Cemetery.  Military honors conducted by Caro American Legion Post #7 and the U.S. Army Honor Guard.  Memorials may be made to Our Lady Consolata Parish, Cass City; Knights of Columbus-Central Thumb Council #8892 or the National Audubon Society which helps protect birds and their habitats.

Visitation:  3 p.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday, December 5, 2023 in Kranz Funeral Home, Cass City

                7 p.m. Tuesday the Knights of Columbus-Central Thumb Council #8892 will lead the rosary

               12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, December 6, 2023 in Our Lady Consolata Parish, Cass City

 

Arrangements by Kranz Funeral Home, Cass City

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Visitation

Tuesday, December 5, 2023

3:00 - 7:00 pm

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Kranz Funeral Home - Cass City

6850 Main St
Cass City, MI 48726

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Prayer Service

Tuesday, December 5, 2023

7:00 - 7:30 pm

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Kranz Funeral Home - Cass City

6850 Main St
Cass City, MI 48726

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Mass

Wednesday, December 6, 2023

Starts at 1:30 am

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Our Lady Consolata Parish, Cass City

4292 Seeger St
Cass City, MI 48726

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Visitation

Wednesday, December 6, 2023

12:30 - 1:30 pm

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Our Lady Consolata Parish, Cass City

4292 Seeger St
Cass City, MI 48726

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Burial

Wednesday, December 6, 2023

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Ellington Township Cemetery

3352 E Dutcher Rd
Caro, MI 48723

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