Frank passed away suddenly at his home March 5, 2004 at the age of 79 years. He was born, March 12, 1924 in Tillimuck, Oregon, USA and joined the army in active service in Auburn, California, USA on February 16, 1943. Frank met Marie Hudson in 1970 and they were married October 8, 1972 in Chase, BC, where they lived for two years until they moved to Grindrod and then to Mara in 1986. Frank is survived by his loving wife Marie, step children; Bruce of Tappen, BC, Terry (Marueen) of Chase, BC, Roy (Sheri) of Beaverlodge, AB, Bill (Cynthia) of Chase, BC, Ellymae (Byron) Gilbert, of Grindrod, BC, Christopher (Vicky) of Beaverlodge, AB, Timothy (Colette) of Wembley, AB, twenty five grand children, four great grandchildren, one sister Pearl Jones of Grass Valley, California, USA and numerous nieces and nephews A celebration of life service was held on Wednesday, March 10, 2004 at 2:00 pm from the Mara Hall with Ray Meyers officiating. Memorial donations in Frank’s name may be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation of BC, Box 1141, Salmon Arm, BC, V1E 4P3. Arrangements entrusted to Fischer’s Funeral Services & Crematorium, Salmon Arm, 833-1129, (Vernon 260-7053).