Maude Frank(1916 - 2013)

Frank, Maude A.

Maude A. Frank, age 96, of Marshfield passed away on Tuesday, January 8, 2013 at the Marshfield Care Center. Funeral services will be held 10:30 AM Monday, January 14, 2013 at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Marshfield. The Rev. Chris Schwanz and the Rev. Donn Radde will officiate. Burial will be held in Zion Lutheran Cemetery in Stratford. A time of visitation will be held from 9:30 until time of services Monday at the church. Mrs. Frank's Grandchildren will serve as pallbearers. The Hansen-Schilling Funeral Home in Marshfield is assisting the family with arrangements.

Maude was born September 28, 1916 in Kewaskum, WI, the daughter of Adolph and Anna (Krahn) Backus. She graduated from McKinley High School in Marshfield in 1934. On October 5, 1938, Maude was united in marriage to Adolph A. Frank at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Marshfield. He preceded her in death on June 11, 1980.

Besides being a loving wife and mother, Maude worked at Weinbrenner Shoes for six years. Maude enjoyed quilting, gardening, camping, traveling, and vacationing in Florida, Hawaii and California. Those that knew her best will miss her warm spirit and love of flowers.

Maude is lovingly survived by three children: Terry (Rosy) Frank of Marshfield, Gail (Larry) Leja of Milwaukee, and Tom (Rose Ann) Frank of Marshfield; ten grandchildren and 19 great grandchildren. She is further survived by two sisters; Jan Anderson and Joan Seubert, as well as a sister-in-law, Bernice Backus. She will truly be missed.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Adolph and Anna; her husband, Adolph and a daughter, Julene; as well as brothers, Orlin and Lloyd and a sister, Millicent.

Those wishing to express their sympathy are encouraged to do so in Maude's name to the Immanuel Lutheran School in Marshfield.

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Published in the Marshfield News Herald on Jan. 11, 2013