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Frank Francis Van Vleck

Male 1915 - 1991  (76 years)


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  • Name Frank Francis Van Vleck 
    Born 26 Jan 1915  Rossville, Shawnee County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 22 Feb 1991  Topeka, Shawnee County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 26 Feb 1991 
    Person ID I6764  Rossville
    Last Modified 19 Jan 2017 

    Father Walter Louis Van Vleck,   b. 27 Jul 1890, Rossville, Shawnee County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Aug 1921, Topeka, Shawnee County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 31 years) 
    Mother Bessie Edith Gutshall Van Vleck Perry,   b. 26 Sep 1892, Rossville, Shawnee County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Nov 1978, Topeka, Shawnee County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years) 
    Family ID F2455  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Naomi Faye Patterson Van Vleck,   b. 29 Sep 1924, Topeka, Shawnee County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Dec 1977, Topeka, Shawnee County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 53 years) 
    Married 15 Sep 1942  Holton, Jackson County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Frank Darrel Van Vleck
     2. Ronald Alan Van Vleck
     3. Norma Kay Van Vleck,   b. 1 Dec 1943,   d. 1 Dec 1943, Topeka, Shawnee County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
    Last Modified 19 Jan 2017 11:25:38 
    Family ID F2456  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Obituary- Van Vleck, Frank F.
    Obituary- Van Vleck, Frank F.
    Frank F. Van Vleck
    Frank F. Van Vleck, 76, Topeka, died Friday, February 22, 1991, at a Topeka hospital.
    Mr. Van Vleck served in the Army from 1940 until 1961, when he retired with the rank of master sergeant. He served during World War II and Korea and was later stationed in Germany. He also was manager of South Topeka Van Vleck Auto Supply Store for 20 years.
    He was born January 26, 1915, at Rossville, the son of Walter and Bessie Edith Gutshall Van Vleck. He was graduated Froth Rossville High School in 1933.
    Mr. Van Vleck was a member of American Legion Capitol Post No. 1 and Moose Lodge No. 555.
    He was married to Naomi Faye Patterson on September 15, 1942, at Holton. She died in 1977.
    Survivors include two sons, Frank Darrel Van Vleck, Mari-etta, Ga., and Ronald Alan Van Vleck, Topeka; a sister, Gladys Chilson, Federal Way, Wash.; three brothers, Walter L. Van Vleck, Topeka, Marvin Van Vleck, Athens, Ga., and Omer Van Vleck, Rossville; and four grandchildren.
    Services were at 11 a.m. Tuesday (today) at Parker-Price Mortuary. Military honors were conducted by Philip Billard Post No. 1650, Veterans of Foreign Wars at Topeka Patio Cemetery.
    Memorial contributions may be made to the American Lung Association, 4300 Drury Lane, Topeka, 66604.


    Frank F. Van Vleck
    Frank F. Van Vleck, 76, Topeka, died Friday, Feb. 22, 1991, at a local hospital.
    Mr. Van Vleck served in the Army from 1940 until 1961 when he retired with the rank of master sergeant. He served during World War II and Korea and was later stationed in Germany. He also was manager of South TopeČka Van Vleck Auto Supply Store for 20 years.
    He was born Jan. 26, 1915, at Rossville, the son of Walter and BesČsie Edith Gutshall Van Vleck. He was graduated from Rossville High School in 1933.
    Mr. Van Vleck was a member of American Legion Capitol Post No. 1 and Moose Lodge No. 555.
    He was married to Naomi Faye PatČterson on Sept. 15, 1942, at Holton. She died in 1977.
    Survivors include two sons, Frank Darrel Van Vleck, Marietta, Ga., and Ronald Alan Van Vleck, Topeka; a sister, Gladys Chilson, Federal Way, Wash.; three brothers, Walter L. Van Vleck, Topeka, Marvin Van Vleck, Athens, Ga., and Omer Van Vleck, Rossville: and four grandchildren. Services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Parker-Price Mortuary. Military honors will be conducted by Philip Billard Post No. 1650 Veterans of Foreign Wars at Topeka Patio CemeČtery. Mr. Van Vleck will lie in state from 5 p.m. today until service hour. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Lung Association, 4300 Drury Lane, Topeka, 66604.