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Kenneth A. “Kenny” Frakes

June 14, 1946

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December 2, 2017

 

 

 

Kenneth A. “Kenny” Frakes, 71, of Henryville, Indiana, passed away on Saturday, December 2, 2017 at his residence. He was born on June 14, 1946 in Louisville, Kentucky, the son of Paul S. Frakes and Thelma L. (Williams) Frakes. He was married on April 17, 1993 to Maxine Campbell. Kenny was a retired foreman from Sheet Metal Workers Local 110 in Louisville, Kentucky, where he worked for 34 years. He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Vietnam War, a Life Member at both the VFW Post #3281 in New Albany, Indiana and the American Legion Post # 204 in Sellersburg, Indiana. Kenny enjoyed the outdoors and especially gardening. He was preceded in death by his father and a sister, Paula Frakes. Survivors include his wife, Maxine Frakes; a son, David and wife Monica Frakes of Bell Air, Maryland; a daughter, Diana and husband Marcel Menendez of Helotes, Texas; two stepsons, Roger and Rodney Campbell both of Seymour, Indiana; a stepdaughter, Angela Doebler of Scottsburg, Indiana; his mother, Thelma L. Frakes of Jeffersonville, Indiana; two sisters, Sharon Dennison of Floyds Knobs, Indiana and Marsha Wallace of Jeffersonville, Indiana; a brother, Mike Frakes of Louisville, Kentucky, twelve grandchildren, Elza David Applegate (Patience), Chaynee Kendall (Joseph), Kara Robison, Allie Pearson, Nikki, Tyler and Keenan Campbell, DJ, Markus and Chris Frakes, Allysa and Evan Mendendez and four great grandchildren, Lawson and Cora Kendall and Ella and Jensen Spence.

Funeral Service: 11:00 am Thursday, December 7, 2017 at Collins Funeral Home with burial in the Indiana Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Madison, Indiana. Visitation: 4 to 8 pm Wednesday and after 9 am Thursday at Collins Funeral Home.

From: Doug Florence

 

I am truly sorry for your loss, I was lucky enough to call him a friend and he will be missed.

From: KEISTON R.HOLLOWAY

 

ON BEHALF OF THE COMRADES AND SISTERS OF THE DEPARTMENT OF INDIANA YOU HAVE OUR DEEPEST CONDOLENCES FOR THE LOSS OF YOUR LOVED ONE AND OUR DEPARTED COMRADE.OUR PRAYERS ARE WITH YOU ALL.SINCERELY VETERANS OF FOREIGN WARS OF THE UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF INDIANA STATE CHAPLAIN KEISTON R.HOLLOWAY

From: Joe Fulton

 

Kenny was a great friend and neighbor growing up in Georgetown. We lost touch over the years, but I feel your loss.

From: Angie Vittitow

 

I am very sorry for your loss. I worked with Kenny at the auto auction. I found him to be a wonderfully grumpy, kind gentleman. I will miss him a great deal. My thoughts and prayers are with his family.

From: Rife, Sue

 

Maxine, Our sincerest condolences to your family at the loss of Kenny. Lil and I certainly enjoyed working with him at the Salvation Army Thrift Store. He was a really good co-worker. We wish your family our best.

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