Francis M. "Frank" Jellesma
1936 - 2020
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Francis 'Frank' M. Jellesma
Oct.14, 1936 - June 20, 2020
Francis "Frank" M. Jellesma passed away June 20, 2020 after a long bout of cancer.
He was born Oct. 14, 1936 to Francis A. Jellesma and Rosella Marie Spartz in Iowa Falls, Iowa. He had three sisters, Claire, Elaine, and Audry. He graduated from Judge Memorial High School in Salt Lake City, Utah.
He is survived by his wife of 53 years, Patricia Grover; three sons, Erik, Garrett (Christy), Kirk (Kim); and five grandchildren; Alycia, Geoffrey, Kayle, Kara and Kyan.
He worked for Wagner Mining Equipment and later Williams Controls, both of which allowed him to travel all over the world.
He loved camping with family and friends.
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Published in The Oregonian from Jul. 27 to Jul. 31, 2020.
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August 4, 2020
I worked with Frank at Wagner Mining Equipment. He was a positive mentor and leader. He enjoyed touring cemeteries, while travelling, and so do I. It is amazing how much history can be learned.
Frank Jellesma
July 31, 2020
Mike & Cynthia Petrarca
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