Smith, Francis "Frank" A. age 87, of Edina, MN. Born to Albert & Blanche Smith Feb. 10, 1926. Frank served in WWII receiving two Purple Hearts and a Bronze Star for his duty. He graduated from Marquette University in 1951. Preceded in death by wife, Mary Lou; 3 infants, Lucy, Patrick and James. Survived by children, Molly DesHotels, Michael (Kathy), Ann, and Christopher (Holly); 6 grandchildren, Melissa, Megan and Katy Smith, Anne, Claire and Laura DesHotels. Visitation 10 AM Monday, Nov. 4, with Mass of Christian Burial 11 AM at Church of St. Patrick, Gleason & Valley View Roads, Edina. Interment St. Mary's Cemetery, Elm Grove, WI. Memorials preferred to N.C. Little Hospice or St. Pat's. www.Washburn-McReavy.com
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This obituary was originally published in the Star Tribune.