Redlin Funeral Home

James Neilson Frank , Age 72


March 12, 1947 --November 30, 2019

James Neilson Frank, age 72, of Baraboo, passed away Saturday, November 30, 2019 at St. Clare Meadows with his family by his side. James, son of Reuben Walter and Mary Louise (Wiechers) Frank was born March 12, 1947 in Waukesha, Wisconsin. On July 14, 1973 he was united in marriage to Gail Ann Wilcox.

 

Jim was always a car guy, after graduation from Mid-State Technical College his entire employment career was as an automotive parts manager for Glacier Valley Ford and Bushnell Ford. He spent many hours in car related activities, including cruising in his 1969 Ford Mustang. He also enjoyed hiking, fishing, bowling, walks with his dog Bubba, photography, auctions, our daily morning drives, and all events with family and friends.

 

Jim was all we could hope for in a husband, father, son and brother. We could always count on him, faithful, solid and strong. He loved his family beyond measure. We were truly blessed.

 

Survivors include his loving wife, Gail. Children, Christopher J. Frank and Rachel A. Frank. Sisters, Paula Jean Frank, Elizabeth Frank and Elaine (David Grado) Frank. As well as the best friends in the world.

 

A Celebration of Life will be held on Thursday, December 5, 2019 at Emanuel United Methodist Church, 101 14th Street, with Pastor Blake Overlien officiating. Visitation will be held from 9 a.m. until the time of service at 11 a.m. at the church. The Redlin Funeral Home is assisting the family.