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Clarence Franklin "Frank" Metsker Jr.

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METSKER, CLARENCE FRANKLIN "FRANK" JR., 90, of Louisville passed away on April 1, 2014.

Frank was born on December 21, 1923 here in Louisville to the late Clarence and Georgie Metsker, Sr.

Frank was a World War II Marine veteran. He worked as an Ironworker for Ambrosius Erecting Corporation and was a Union member of Local #70. Frank also worked many years as an independent Horse Trainer. He was a member of Heartsong Cumberland Presbyterian Church and Boaz Masonic Lodge.

Frank is preceded in death by his parents and grandson, Jamie Metsker.

He is survived by his loving wife of 36 years, Ola Haven Metsker; children, Jerry Metsker, Karen Koch (David), and Mark Metsker (Vicki); step-daughter, Diana Mulrooney (Jerry); six grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and brother, Winfield Metsker.

A funeral service to honor the life of Frank will be 10 a.m. Saturday, April 5, 2014 at Evergreen Funeral Home, with interment to follow in Evergreen Cemetery. Visitation will be 4-8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home with a Masonic Service at 7p.m.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be directed to WHAS Crusade for Children or Bernheim Arboretum and Research Forest.

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Published in The Courier-Journal from Apr. 2 to Apr. 4, 2014
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