We met Frank at Miss Sheri's Cafeteria. We are one of the regulars that go there. He would come with Diane / and or Lou. We always enjoyed their stories. All of the regulars really miss them. We feel fortunate that we were there for their 100th birthday party and that we were able to visit Frank before he passed away. We will always remember Frank as the "quiet" one though. We will always remember Frank. Marilyn and Mary
I met Frank at the Masonic Lodge on Lindell where we both volunteered. He was probably one of the only locksmiths left that could make a skeleton key with nothing more than a file. Because I was a police officer, he enjoyed telling me stories of his wartime law enforcement experiences. Twice he found out that I need lock work at my home and he just showed up. Even at age 90 he did better work than men half his age. He simply refused to take anything for the work. He said he had all the parts just lying around at home, but I saw the Home Depot receipt hanging out of the bag as he left. I guess St. Peter needed the best locksmith to keep the locks on the Pearly Gates in top shape. Thank you Brother for everything.
FRANKS DEPARTURE STILL BRINGS TEARS ALTHOUGH HAPPY ONES. WHAT A DELIGHT BEING IN HIS COMPANY. FRANK MADE US FEEL SPECIAL BECAUSE HE WAS SPECIAL! DIANE YOUR POP WAS TOPS! MANY BLESSINGS, DONNA AND GEORGE
Many years ago when I worked for Valley Steel Products and Valley Industries, I quite often employed the locksmith services of the man I called "Homa." I remember him fondly as a gentleman, honest, hard working and all business.
Frank was one of those rare people who always made you laugh. He had a million stories and never tired of telling them. We always enjoyed seeing him, and he will have a special place in our memories. Rest peacefully, Frank.
Frank was a delight to know, and listening to the stories from Lou & Frank always made my day. A great many people sure loved Frank...I grieve with you, Diane.
I knew Frank when he had the locksmith shop at 6th & Pine downtown. I was a yound policeman and I meet him at the Whitte-Umrath Hardware store at 910 Franklin where he got his supplies. Living in south county I would run into him and his wife now and then but it has been several years since I saw him. He was a great guy and I know he will be greatly missed.
Frank was the locksmith at St. Mark's UCC church for years. Also my son Steve was in Diane Homa's confirmation class. I remember and met Diane when I spoke with CLD in Arnold at the Drury Hotel grand opening.
Roy Wilde, a 59 year veteran of Arnold Lodge 673.
Frank will be missed by those who found delight in listening to him relate stories about his life and times. Frank and Lou were loved by their friends who frequented Miss Sheri's Cafeteria. God bless him.