GAR Chaplain Taken by Death
George E. Frank, 86, Succumbs at Home of Daughter

George E. Frank, 86, a resident of Springfield for 67 years and post chaplain of Mitchell Post, GAR, died at the residence of his daughter, Mrs. Edward Patterson, 315 N. Race St., at 11:52 a.m. Wednesday. Mr. Frank had been ill for several weeks.

He came to this country from Germany at the age of 19 and located in Springfield. Shortly after his arrival he enlisted in the Union forces and fought through the Civil War with the Ohio Volunteer Infantry.

He was a member of the Zion Lutheran Church.

Mr. Frank is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Edward Patterson, at whose home he died, and Mrs. Edward Carlysle of Yellow Springs, six sons, George W., John P., Elmer C., and Edward, all of Dayton, and Herman and William of this city.

Friends are asked to omit flowers.

Springfield Daily News
Springfield, Ohio
Wednesday, 2 May 1928
p. 11


Death Announcments

Frank -- George P. Frank, 86, died at 11:52 a.m., Wednesday, May 2, 1928, at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Edward Patterson, 315 N. Race St. Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. Friday at the residence. Burial will be made in Ferncliff Cemetery. Friends are asked to omit flowers.

Springfield Daily News
Springfield, Ohio
Wednesday, 2 May 1928
p. 11


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