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Dorothy Frank

August 31, 1937 — June 23, 2015

Dorothy I. Frank, 77, of Bruceton Mills, West Virginia, formerly of Sparland, IL died on June 23, 2015 at her residence.

Born on August 31, 1937 in Normandy, IL to the late Harry and Sylvia Poff Lee, she married Warren Whelchel in December of 1959. Warren passed in September of 1967. She later married Robert Frank in June of 1968 and he passed March 10, 2003.

She is survived by: her daughter Gayla (Jim) Jaeger of Bruceton Mills, West Virginia; granddaughters Amanda Miles, Tiffany & Brianna Jaeger; great-granddaughters Haley &Lilly Miles; step son Kenneth Whelchel; 4 stepdaughters ; her brother Harry Lee; and many nieces & nephews.

Dorothy was also preceded in death by 4 brothers and 4 sisters.

She was an avid bingo player who loved gardening and wine.

Services for Dorothy will be held on Monday, June 29 at 11 am at Lenz Memorial Home in Lacon with a visitation time one hour prior to service. Burial will be in the Hopeland Cemetery in Buda, IL. Online condolences can be left at


JUN 29. 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM (CDT)

Lenz Memorial Home
823 Fifth Street
Lacon, IL 61540

Funeral Service

JUN 29. 11:00 AM (CDT)

Lenz Memorial Home
823 Fifth Street
Lacon, IL 61540

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