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Irene B. Frank – Obituary

Name: Irene B. Frank

Age: 103

Born: 08-24-1914

Died: 11-18-2017

St. Benedict's Senior Community Center Chapel, St. Cloud, Minnesota

St. Benedict's Senior Community Center Chapel, St. Cloud, Minnesota

Mass of Christian Burial celebrating the life of Irene B. Frank, 103, of St. Cloud will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Friday, November 24, 2017 at St. Benedict’s Senior Community Center Chapel in St. Cloud. Irene passed away peacefully, of natural cause, on Saturday, November 18, 2017 at St. Benedict’s Center. Reverend Stephen Beauclair, OSB will officiate. Entombment will be in Assumption Cemetery Mausoleum, St. Cloud.
Visitation will begin at 12 Noon on Friday at St. Benedict’s Center Chapel. Arrangements are with Daniel Funeral Home, St. Cloud.
Irene was born on August 24, 1914 in Rapid River, Michigan to Napolean and Elizabeth (O’Brien) Boudah. She attended Menominee, Michigan Business School for two years receiving a degree in Business. She married Fritz N. Frank on June 1, 1940 in Rapid River and they moved to St. Cloud shortly after. Irene was a great supporter of her husband and their business, the Press Bar and Café in St. Cloud. Fritz passed away on September 24, 1985 and Irene began a new chapter in her life.
Irene was active in many organizations such as St. Cloud Greeters, Daughters of Isabella, Christian Women in Waite Park, St. Stephen’s Mission Group, charter member of Eagle’s Auxiliary, American Legion Auxiliary, Retired Senior Volunteer Program, VFW Auxiliary, March of Dimes Volunteer Committee, Stearns Heritage Center and the St. Cloud Reading Room Society. She also helped for many years with Income Tax at Whitney Senior Center. Irene belonged to several bridge groups and enjoyed her coffee group that met every Saturday morning.
Irene is survived by her daughter, Connie (Richard) Winkowski of Naples, Florida; three wonderful grandsons, Michael (Lara) Hamann of Evanston, Illinois, Andrew (Tammy) Hamann of Rabat, Morocco, and Timothy (Jessica) Hamann of Seattle, Washington; five great grandchildren, Elise, Nicholas, Anna, Emily and Henry Hamann; and niece, Nancy Evans of Palatine, Illinois.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Fritz; brothers, Archie and Napolean Boudah; and sisters, Helen Norstrom and Patricia Evans.
A special thank you to the staff of St. Benedict’s Center and to her special friends, Margaret and Lenea, for their loving care.
Memorials are preferred Poor Clares Monastery or to Donor’s Choice

Guestbook for Irene B. Frank

Nancy Evans
, Niece
December 5, 2017, 1:35 am
So sorry to have missed Aunt Irene’s celebration of life. I have many wonderful memories and life lessons tucked away in my heart of times shared with this terrific lady.
Jean Rarick
November 24, 2017, 3:17 pm
Connie & all, my thoughts are with you as you mourn the passing and celebrate the life of Irene. What a pistol she was and what great memories you have of her. I am so lucky to have met her! Jeanie
November 23, 2017, 7:31 am
I am so sorry for your loss. May the words of our loving heavenly Father bring your family comfort and strength during this most difficult time as He promises to bring our loved ones back to life in a perfect world where there will be no more suffering or death (John 5:28-29 & Revelation 21:4).

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