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Donald Frantom, 80, died Friday, January 12 at Condell Medical Center in Libertyville, IL.
Donald was born in Osseo. He graduated from Hillsdale High School in 1955, where he met his wife, Carlene (Schultz), and went on to earn a Masters of Accounting degree from the University of Arizona.
Throughout his life, Donald loved singing and playing guitar and had a great appreciation of animals and nature. He loved walking in the forest preserves in Lake County, IL and beyond. In recent years, while living at Sedgebrook Retirement Community, he helped organize group walking trips for the residents.
Donald cherished his granddaughters, Zoe and Anna, and enjoyed supporting them in all of their activities and interests over the years.
Donald is survived by his children, Lucas Frantom of Arlington Heights, IL and Jennifer Frantom of Chicago, IL; daughter in law, Kirsten Frantom; granddaughters, Zoe Frantom and Anna Frantom; brothers, Dick (Loris) of Morristown, TN and John (Mary Ann) of Carrollton, MI; and nieces, nephews and friends.
Donald is preceded in death by his parents, Ralph and Velma Frantom; his wife, Carlene (Schultz) Frantom; and his nephew, Andrew Frantom.
A private memorial will be held.
Memorial contributions to The Preservation Foundation of the Lake County Forest Preserves (http://www.lcfpd.org/preservation-foundation/donate-now/ or 1899 West Winchester Road Libertyville, IL 60048) are appreciated.
Published in The Hillsdale Daily News on Jan. 16, 2018
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