Frank Joseph Alexson, age 97, of Palos Park, IL passed away peacefully July 28 with family by his side. Beloved husband of the late Olympia (nee Cattoni). Preceded in death by his parents Theodore and Anna, and brother Daniel, and in-laws: Helen (Henry) Gutzwiller, Theodore (Matilda) Cattoni, Albert (Eileen) Cattoni, and Raymond Cattoni. Survived by Olga Cattoni, sister-in-law. Frank was a fond and loving uncle to many nieces and nephews. He proudly served in WWII during the Battle of the Bulge and was awarded the Purple Heart among other military decorations. After serving his country, Frank became a highly trained piping professional with Pipe Fitters Local Union 597. Frank was one of the most talented self-taught metal craftsman creating decorative pieces of art. He was the kindest most generous person you'd ever want to meet and will be truly missed by family and friends. Upon Frank's request, Flameless Cremation provided by AquaGreen Dispositions. Private inurnment will be held at a later date at Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery where Frank will be laid to rest with his wife Olympia. Info: AquaGreen Dispositions (708) 606-0211.
Published by SouthtownStar on Jul. 31, 2016.