Roanoke - June Lucille Frank, 87, of Naperville, IL, formerly of
Roanoke, IL died at 12:15pm at Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital in
Downers Grove, IL on Monday, November 11, 2013.
June was born on her family farm in rural Wenona, IL on September
9, 1926 to Oliver H. and Gertrude F. Stenzel Scheuer. She attended
the one-room school house that was named for her Grandfather, Jacob
R. Scheuer, and graduated from Wenona High School in 1944.
On November 15, 1947 she married Darwin A. "Duffy" Frank in
Wenona. He died June 9, 1986. She is survived by two daughters,
Nancy S. (John) Ladendorf of Saint Louis, MO; Jane L. (Russell)
DesCarpentrie of Secor, IL, and two sons, Randall G. (Patty) of
Anna, IL, and Dr. Robert (Diane Easter) of Glen Ellyn, IL. Her
sister, Marilyn S. Dalton of Danville, CA also survives as well as
nine grandchildren, twenty great-grandchildren, and many nieces and
One son, Bruce D. (Beth) Frank preceded her in death (2005); as
well as her four brothers Elmer, Ralph, Charles, and Russell
Scheuer, and one sister Maxine Ball.
June worked in various jobs before and after raising her children.
She was an avid reader, excellent cook and baker, and liked arts
and crafts. She and her husband were active in the American Legion,
where June served several terms as the Auxiliary President. She was
also a member of the United Methodist Church. Her greatest joy was
to be in the company of her large family where fun and laughter
rules the day.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 am on Saturday November
16th at the Roanoke United
Methodist Church. Pastor Charlie Graul will officiate. Visitation
will be from 4-7 pm on Friday at the Knapp-Johnson-Harris Funeral
Home in Roanoke, and from 9:30-11:00 am before the funeral at the
church. Burial will be in the Roanoke Township Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, Memorial contributions may be designated to
the RBHS District #60 Library or a library of your choice in her
memory. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.knappjohnsonharris.com.
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