Mount Vernon News
  • Raymond B. Frank

  • November 9, 2010

LOUDONVILLE — Raymond B. Frank, 90, of rural Loudonville died Saturday afternoon, Nov. 6, 2010, in The Cleveland Clinic.

Mr. Frank was born June 3, 1920, in Brown Township, Knox County, the son of the late Walter and Rosella (Reichert) Frank. He was a 1938 graduate of Danville High School and a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II, serving as an aviation machinist mate. He was the owner of Frank Turkey Farm until 1971 when he joined The Flxible Co. in Loudonville working as an electrician until his retirement in 1986. He loved to tinker with things and work with wood. And after his marriage, he built his own home in Hanover Township. He was a member of Zion Lutheran Church, Jelloway. On April 2, 1955, he married Ausma (Podnieks) Frank, and she survives.

He is also survived by one son, Richard A. Frank of Talequah, Okla.; four grandchildren; one sister, Mary Frank of rural Danville; and four brothers, Robert (Irene) Frank of Mount Vernon, Myron Frank of Maplewood, Wayne (Charlotte) Frank of rural Danville, and Harold Frank of California. He was preceded in death by a son, Mark Frank in 1995; and six brothers, Delmar, David, Clovis, Theodore, Richard and Blaine Frank.

Services will be held Saturday, Nov. 13, at 11 a.m. in Zion Lutheran Church, Jelloway, with the Rev. Ed Winkler officiating. Burial will be in Loudonville Cemetery. The family will greet friends after the service in the church hall where there will be a luncheon.

Memorial contributions may be given to Zion Lutheran Church Memorial Fund, 20177 Wooster Road, Danville, OH 43014. Online condolences may be sent to the family at

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