Frank M. Nelte Jr.(1928 - 2016)

Frank M. Nelte Jr., 88, passed away peacefully on Saturday, Dec. 3, 2016 at the Delaware Hospice Center in Milford.

He was born in Milford, on Feb. 8, 1928, son of the late Frank M. Nelte, Sr., and Elsie (Cain) Nelte.

Over the years he was an over-the- road truck driver and union mason. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and NASCAR. He was a member of American Legion Post #3 in Milford for over 37 years, as well as the Cape Henlopen Elks Lodge #2540.

In addition to his parents, Frank was preceded in death by his wife, Linda T. Nelte.

He is survived by his sister, Carolyn (Richard) Sames; two sons, H. Steve (Debbie) Steele and Paul D. (Christie) Smith Sr.; four grandchildren, Stephanie (Jonathan) Cope, Jennifer L. Consuegra, Paul D. Smith Jr., and Kevin T. Smith; four great-grandchildren, Cecilia, Caden, Chance and Sean; and many other grandchildren, nieces, nephews, cousins and extended family.

A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 10, 2016 in the chapel of Short Funeral Services, 609 E. Market St., Georgetown, with visitation after 1 p.m. Burial will be held privately.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests contributions be made in Frank's memory to Delaware Hospice, 100 Patriots Way, Milford, DE 19963.

Funeral Home

Short Funeral Services Inc
609 E Market St Georgetown, DE 19947
(302) 856-6884

Published in Sussex Countian from Dec. 8 to Dec. 17, 2016