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AGE: 76


ADDRESS: Town of Medford Resident


PLACE, DATE & TIME OF DEATH: 5:13 P.M. Friday, November 22 at the House of the Dove, Marshfield where he had resided for the past 2 days while being surrounded by his loving family and most recently under the care of Ministry Home Care Hospice


TIME & PLACE OF SERVICES: 10:30 A.M. Wednesday, November 27 at the Holy Rosary Catholic Church, Medford


OFFICIATING: Father Gerard Willger and Deacon Joseph Stefancin


INTERMENT: St. Ann’s Cemetery in the Town of Greenwood


VISITATION: 4:00 P.M. to 7:00 P.M. Tuesday, November 26 at the Hemer Funeral Home, Medford where there will be a 6:45 P.M. Rosary Service and also from 9:00 A.M. until 10:10 A.M. Wednesday, November 27 at the Hemer Funeral Home, Medford

DATE & PLACE OF BIRTH: March 1, 1937 in the Town of Greenwood


EDUCATION: Attended Highland Grade School in the Town of Greenwood


MARRIAGE: October 15, 1966 at Holy Rosary Catholic Church, Medford to Jean M. Sigmund


PRINCIPAL EVENTS IN LIFE: After school, Frank did logging and then owned and operated a dairy farm in the Town of Medford until his retirement in May of 2013. He was a gifted mechanic and carpenter. He enjoyed hunting, being outdoors and most of all being a Grandpa.


MEMBER OF: Holy Rosary Catholic Church, Medford

SURVIVING SPOUSE: Jean M. Thums of Medford


SURVIVING CHILDREN: Betty (Frank) Wrege of Marshfield, Katie (Dan) Krause of Dorchester, Jerome Thums of Medford and Laura (Brian) Gallistel of Medford


4 GRANDCHILDREN: Sam, Bailey, Jack and Olivia Krause of Dorchester


SURVIVING BROTHERS/SISTERS: Oliver (Mona) Thums of Isabella, Minnesota, Theresa (Charles) Bube of Rib Lake and Mary (Loren) Sherfield of Rib Lake
Also survived by Nieces, Nephews, other Relatives and Friends


BROTHERS/SISTER DECEASED: Brothers: Louis, John, Harold, Arthur, Harry, Ferdinand, Max and Norman Thums
Sister: Agnes Kosek




DECEASED MOTHER: Theresa E. Thums (Maiden Name: Haider)


PALLBEARERS: Karen Dums, Roger Bube, Henry “Bobby” Kosek, Karl Sherfield, Quintin Denzine and Ian Davison


OTHER INFORMATION: In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made Frank’s family to be designated at a later date
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