WILLIAM R. 'BILL' TRANK, 65 ROCKFORD - William R. "Bill" Trank, 65, a lifelong resident of Rockford, died Monday, March 17, 2014, at the Bickford House. He was born January 18, 1949, the son of Ronald and Frances (Jacobs) Trank. Graduated from West High School, Class of 1969, and went on to serve in the United States Army during Vietnam. Bill was the proud owner of the Brass Hat for 13 years, and retired from barbering in 2010. He was a hard worker who loved to laugh and be with family and friends, he will be missed dearly by all. Survivors include his daughter, Lindsay (Rob) Dunn of Rockford; grandchildren, Kathryn and Patterson Dunn of Rockford; sister, Charlene (Anthony) Poletto of California; niece, Cori; nephew, Matthew; and former wife, Barb Trank of Loves Park. Preceded in death by his parents. Funeral service at 11 a.m. Friday, March 21, 2014, at Fitzgerald Funeral Home, Mulford Chapel, with Rev. Dr. Matthew Johnson officiating. Interment in Sunset Memorial Gardens. Visitation and remembrance gathering, from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday, March 20, 2014, in the funeral home. In lieu of flowers memorials to Disabled American Veterans, http://www.dav.org or to Heartland Hospice. Express online condolences at: www.fitzgeraldfh.com.
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Fitzgerald Funeral Home & Crematory - Rockford
1860 S. Mulford Rockford, IL 61108
Published in Rockford Register Star from Mar. 20 to Mar. 21, 2014