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Frank Fink
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Frank Fink, 88 of Drexel, Missouri passed away November 27, 2017, surrounded by his loving family, in his home in Drexel. Funeral services will be held 2:30 pm Saturday, December 2, 2017 at Mullinax Funeral Home, Drexel Chapel (660-679-0009). Visitation will be held prior to services from 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm Saturday, also at the Chapel. Burial will follow, with military honors, in Sharon Cemetery, Drexel, Missouri. Contributions are suggested to the Drexel VFW or the Drexel Lions Club. Messages of condolence may be left for the family at www.mullinaxfuneralhome.com.

Frank Fink, a farmer and a lifelong resident of Drexel was born September 9, 1929 in rural Bates County, near Merwin, Missouri to Bert E. and Cecil Stitt Fink. Frank grew up in Bates County and attended school at Woodland, a rural one-room school. Following school, he proudly served his country in the United States Army during the Korean Conflict from 1951 to 1953.
Frank was united in marriage to Shirley Dunnington on July 29, 1954. The ceremony took place on the Dunnington Century Farmstead. Frank and Shirley would make that farm their home. They would work hard and raise their four children, who were a very important part of Frank’s life.
After retirement Frank was an active member of the Drexel Coldwater Masonic Lodge until it’s closing. After which, he would take part in neighboring lodges in Freeman and Amsterdam, MO. He would never miss his daily visits at the local coffee shops and restaurants, he loved to attend activities that his grandchildren and great-grandchildren were involved in, and most of all he loved to tell a good story about local history or just the “good old days”. Frank will be missed by his family and many, friends.

Frank was preceded in death by his parents, sister Edna Van Vlack, and by an infant daughter Brenda Kay. He is survived his wife of 63 years, Shirley Fink of the home in Drexel, daughter Jo Ann and husband Steve Mills of Drexel, MO., son Bill Fink of Warsaw, MO., son Raymond Fink and wife Sheryl, and son Roger Fink and wife Rose, both of Drexel, MO. 11 grandchildren, and 18 great-grandchildren. Frank is also survived by his brother Ernest Fink and wife Anna Marie, nephew Lee Glaze and wife Ellen, niece Delia Russel and Husband Gary, nephew Joe Fink and wife Dixie, and niece Lori Cook and husband Brian all of Drexel, MO., and by nieces Joyce Glaze and Janell Lewis of Florida, along with many extended family members and dear friends.


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Previous Events

Visitation

Saturday

2

Dec

1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Drexel Chapel

136 E. Main St.
Drexel, MO 64742

Funeral Service

Saturday

2

Dec

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Drexel Chapel

136 E. Main St.
Drexel, MO 64742

Cemetery Details

Location

Sharon Cemetery

355th St
Drexel, MO 64730


Memorial Contribution

Drexel VFW

Drexel Lions Club

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