Robert Lawrence "Larry" Frank (1924 - 2019)

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Swan-Law Funeral Directors
501 North Cascade Avenue
Colorado Springs, CO
Memorial service
Wednesday, Apr. 10, 2019
10:00 AM
Corpus Christi Catholic Church
2320 N. Cascade Avenue
Colorado Springs, CO
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Robert L. Frank, a longtime resident of the Colorado Springs area, passed away on March 22, 2019 at the age of 94. Born in El Dorado, Kansas, on November 15, 1924 to Henry and Anna Frank. In the 1930's, the family moved to Colorado and eventually settled on a farm east of Monument. Along with farming, the family operated a sawmill north of Monument and manufactured pallets for the Robinson Brick Company.
Larry had just completed U.S. Army basic training when World War II ended. In 1946, he was honorably discharged from military service with the rank of Technician Third Grade (Tec/3).
Larry worked in the local construction industry as a journeyman carpenter for many years. During his career, Larry was a general contractor and built numerous custom houses along the Front Range. He later worked for multiple construction companies building several large commercial and military structures in the area. Larry was a long time member of the Carpenters Local Union # 515.
After retirement, Larry continued to use his skills volunteering at Silver Key Senior Services. He was always happy to help his neighbors and friends with their carpentry projects. Larry was an avid reader. He enjoyed fishing, gardening, tinkering and socializing with family and friends. Larry lovingly cared for his wife throughout her long illness. His faith, a positive attitude, and a terrific sense of humor helped Larry through tough times.
Larry was preceded in death by his beloved wife of 64 years, Helen (Wissler) Frank; son Joe; sisters Betty, Barbara, Rita, Dickie, Rene and brother Bernie. Larry is survived by two sons John and Jim. He will be missed by numerous nieces, nephews and friends.
A memorial service will be held at 10:00am on Wednesday, April 10, 2019 at Corpus Christi Catholic Church, 2320 N. Cascade Avenue, Colorado Springs.
Memorial donations may be given to Silver Key Senior Services, Colorado Springs.

Published in The Gazette on Apr. 7, 2019
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