Louis John Frank

October 8, 1947 - June 1, 2017

U.S. Veteran

Service Date: June 26, 2017

There will be a Memorial Service on Monday, June 26, 2017 at 10:30 a.m. at Cross Roads Victory Worship Center, 515 Hillcrest Dr in Montrose

Louis John Frank
October 8, 1947 ~ June 1, 2017

Louis J. Frank passed away at Montrose Memorial Hospital on June 1, 2017. His father Peter Frank Sr., mother Pauline and brother Peter Frank Jr. proceeded him in death. He is survived by his son Robert Frank of Bowey, MN; his daughter Janelle Deltando of Montrose, CO; six grandchildren, Robert, Shyla, Cassidy, Dominick, Geovani, and Meela; two great grandchildren Klaine and Neveah; ex-wife and friend Linda Frank; and two sisters, Patricia Braton of Pheonix, AZ; Lori Smith of Montrose, CO.
Lou graduated from Montrose High School in 1966. He enlisted in the U.S. Army, and served overseas in Germany. He returned home to Montrose where he married Linda. They moved to Grand Junction, CO; Casper, WY; Vernal, UT; and Odessa, TX while Lou was working in the oil fields. At this time oil production was cut. Lou rejoined the Army and was stationed at Ft. Carson, Germany (two tours), and Ft. Bragg, NC. While serving Lou earned: The Army Service Ribbon, National Defense Service Medal with one Bronze Star, Overseas Service Ribbon – 4, Army Good Conduct Medal (5th award). While in the Army Lou also received degrees in Advanced Noncommissioned Officer Course, and Hospitality. Lou retired as Sergeant First Class in 1993. Lou did rural deliveries for several newspapers throughout Colorado following his retirement.
There will be a Memorial Service on Monday, June 26, 2017 at 10:30 a.m. at Cross Roads Victory Worship Center, 515 Hillcrest Dr. in Montrose. Crippin Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements. (970)249-2121