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Information for James D. "Jim" Frank

19 November, 1924 - 17 September, 1994

From the Idaho Press-Tribune

19 September, 1994

Contributed by Dennis McIndoo

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James 'Jim' Frank

    James D. "Jim" Frank, 69, of Wilder, died on Saturday, September 17, 1994, at the Nampa hospital of natural causes.  Funeral Services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday, September 21, 1994, at the Alsip Funeral Chapel, Nampa.  Elder Jim Huls, Owyhee Missionary Baptist Church, Homedale, will officiate.  Burial with military honors by the Homedale American Legion Post #32 will follow at the Hillcrest Memorial Gardens, Caldwell.
    James D. "Jim" Frank was born on November 19, 1924, at Philips, Wisconsin, the son of Fredrick W. and Jessie Easton Frank.  He was reared and educated in Philips, graduating from Mansfield High School.  In 1941 he enlisted in the U.S. Air Force serving in the Pacific Theatre during WWII and was honorably discharged in 1945.  following his discharge he went to work for Western Electric and over the years worked for several other companies in the communications industry in this county, Saudi Arabia and other countries.
    He married Barbara Schaefer Winters on July 25, 1970, at the Zion Lutheran Church in Ashton, ID.  He worked for Das-Co in McCall for two years.  He then went to work for Contel Telephone Co., traveling extensively to Jamaica, Illinois, Trinidad and Missouri.  He retired from Contel and he and his wife made their home in Wilder, Idaho.  In 1986 they purchased the Homedale Drive Inn in Homedale.
    Jim is survived by his wife, Barbara Frank of Wilder; daughters from a previous marriage, Sandra Lea Chambers, North Hollywood, CA, and Susan Jackson, Wake Forest, NC; 2 stepchildren, Sandi Green, Adrian OR, and Jeff Winters,

Boise; 2 brothers, Fredrick M. Frank, Westminster, CA, and William D. Fr4ank, Arab, Alabama; 3 sisters, Marjorie Tjepkema, Park Rapids, MN, Patricia Stegner, Aurora, CO, and Vivian Voyles, Orange, CA; 8 step-great-grandchildren.
    He was preceded in death by his parents and 2 brothers, Glen and Richard.
    Friends may call at the Alsip Funeral Chapel today from 5 to 9 p.m., on Tuesday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and on Wednesday from 9 a.m. to noon.  The family will greet friends at the chapel on Tuesday from 6 to 8 p.m.
    The family suggests memorials to the Mercy Medical Center, 1512 12th Ave. Road, Nampa 83686.

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