William “Bill” Frank, age 80, of North Redwood, passed away at his home on Friday, August 7, 2020. In honoring Bill’s wishes there will not be a public service. Family prefers memorials to Carris Health-Redwood Hospice Care or Duke Memorial Redwood Area Animal Shelter.
Arrangements are with Nelson-Hillestad Funeral and Cremation Service of Redwood Falls. E-mail condolences may be sent via www.nelson-hillestad.com.
William T. Frank was born on September 22, 1939 to William and Celestine (Kopel) Frank in Morton, Minnesota. Bill attended St. Mary’s Catholic School and graduated from Bird Island High School. Bill married Mary Oliverson at St. Aloyisus Catholic Church in Olivia on June22, 1963. Together they farmed Mary’s home place in Renville County. Bill enjoyed carpentry, fishing, playing cards and spending time with his pets and family. They retired in 1989 and then moved to Redwood Falls in 2009.
Bill is survived by his wife, Mary and siblings, James Frank of Olivia, Eugene (Sandy) Frank of Olivia, Lawrence (Carol) Frank of Redwood Falls, Marge Lootens of Brandon, South Dakota, Josephine Hollerung of Keller, Texas, Maynard Frank of Bayfield, Wisconsin, John (Sandy) Frank of Akely, Minnesota, Celeste (Michael) Coudron of Marshall and sister in law, Kathy Frank of Olivia. Brother’s in law, Jim (Marylee) Oliverson of Kalispell, Montana and Ray (Sandy) Oliverson of Conroe, Texas, also many nieces and nephews.
Bill was preceded in death by his parents William and Celestine Frank, Brother Robert, Sister in law, Barbara Frank, brother’s in law, Donald Lootens and Steven Hollerung, Nephew Jonathan Frank and Mary’s parents, Thomas and Helen Oliverson.
Blessed be his memory.