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Frank B. Serles, age 87, of Friendship, Wisconsin passed March 3, 2011 at the Moundview Memorial Hospital & Clinics in Friendship, Wisconsin.

 

A Mass of Christian Burial will be 1:00 p.m. on Friday, March 11, 2011 at the St. Joseph Catholic Church in Friendship, Wisconsin.   Father James P. McNamee will officiate.  Interment will be at the Mt. Repose Cemetery, Friendship, Wisconsin.  Military Honors will be presented by the Adams County Honor Guard.

 

Friends may call at the church on Friday, March 11th from 10:00 a.m. until the time of Mass.   

Frank was born March 3, 1924 in Plainfield, Wisconsin to John and Verle Serles.  He graduated from Plainfield High School and then joined the United States Marines in 1941 where he served in the Pacific Theater.  Frank married Lily M. Kulmatycki on November 14, 1946 in Adams, Wisconsin. 

 

He became Sheriff in 1954 and proudly served Adams County for fourteen years along with his wife Lily.  Frank worked for Adams Marquette Electric Company in 1969 until His retirement.  Frank and Lily purchased the Friendship Hotel & Bar in 1974 and ran it successfully until selling the business in 1986.

 

Frank was a 3rd Degree Member of the Knights of Columbus and the AdamsVFW Post # 6279.

 

In his younger years he enjoyed racing stock cars.  He was an avid golfer and enjoyed hunting, fishing and supported all Wisconsin Sports Teams.  Frank especially loved to spend time with his family and friends. 

 

 

He was preceded in death by his Parents, John & Verle Serles; Son, Randy Serles & Grandson, Timothy Fuller.

 

Survivors:

Wife: Lily Serles of Friendship, Wisconsin

Daughter: Cheryl (Randy Cass) Fuller of Friendship, Wisconsin

Son: John (Deena) Serles of Friendship, Wisconsin

Grandson: Ronald (Cassandra) Serles of Friendship, Wisconsin

Grandson: Andrew (Lisa) Fuller of Marshfield, Wisconsin

Granddaughter: Julie (Alan) Babcock of Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin

Granddaughter: Jessica (Keith) Bork of Grand Marsh, Wisconsin

Granddaughter: Tasha Higgins of Friendship, Wisconsin

Granddaughter: Tawny Serles of Friendship, Wisconsin

Sister: Catherine (William) Floyd of Virginia

Sister in Law: Anne Fasel of Friendship, Wisconsin

Further survived by 17 Great Grandchildren and many Nieces, Nephews, Relatives & Friends

 

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