HAKALA, Frank J. 72, passed away Feb. 2, 2014. Born in Warren, OH. Served in the Army. Retired auto mechanic, past Exalted Ruler of BPOE 1224, and member of AMVETS Post 7. Survived by his wife, Dottie; his sisters, Norma Gilmour (Bob), Debbie Csanady (Andy); sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Susan and Gene Nice. Celebration of Life, Sunday, Feb. 9, 2 pm, at Elks Lodge, 1224 2675 66th St. N., St. Petersburg, FL 33710.

Published in the Tampa Bay Times on Feb. 8, 2014