[Masthead] Overcast ~ 40°F  
High: 54°F ~ Low: 43°F
Friday, Apr. 29, 2016

Gaylord Frederick Franken

Friday, May 20, 2011

Gaylord Frederick Franken, age 92, of Daytona Beach Shores, Fla. and formerly of Schaller, died peacefully in his sleep at home in Daytona Beach Shores on May 17, 2011.

Visitation with the family will be Sunday, May 29, from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the Fratzke & Jensen Funeral Home in Schaller. In Lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Storm Lake Methodist Church. The Fratzke & Jensen Funeral Home in Storm Lake is in charge of the arrangements.

Gaylord Frederick Franken was born on March 11, 1919 in Schaller, the son of Herman Frederick and Lillie M. (Swanson) Franken. He married Margaret Nelson of Aurelia, in August of 1941.

He was a farmer near Schaller and Storm Lake until his retirement and went on to become an antique dealer in American Art Pottery.

He was preceded in death by wife Margaret, his brother Robert, and his parents.

Survivors include sons Paul of Daytona Beach Shores, Fla.; Alan and wife Ellen of Plano, Texas; three grandchildren Alexander, Zachary, and Amy all of Indianapolis, Ind.