Earl John Frank, 83, of Alamogordo, N.M., died Jan. 3, 2007, after a brief illness.
He was born March 12, 1923, in Akron, Ohio. He earned an engineering degree from University of Akron and an architectural degree from University of Cincinnati. He was employed as an architect with Good Year Tire in Akron and later as a project manager in Saudi Arabia. He was a U.S. Marine veteran of WWII and the Korean War. He was a member of St. Bernard Catholic Church in Akron. He was an avid golfer and wood sculptor.
He is survived by his wife of more than 50 years, Marjorie (Derr) Frank; three daughters, Cynthia (Dan) Frank-Sands of Silver Spring, Md., Sherry (Shane) Bauers of Abingdon, Md., and Theresa Frank of York, Pa.; three sons, Michael (Beth) Frank of Sandusky, Mark (Jill) Frank of Abingdon, Md., and John (Julie) Frank of Cumming, Ga.; and five grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his children, Susan, Sandra, and Gary Frank; parents, John and Theresa (Frank) Frank; and a sister, Bernice Bucci.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10 a.m. Friday at St. Mary's Catholic Church, 429 Central Ave., Sandusky, with the Rev. Philip Feltman officiating.
Memorial contributions may be made in Earl's memory to American Cancer Society, 43099 North Ridge Road, Elyria, OH 44035.