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King, Frank D. (1890-1967)

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Mennonite Weekly Review obituary: 1967 Jun 8 p. 5

Birth date: 1890

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• Relatives at Hesston received word that Frank D. King, 77, died on Monday at Goshen, Ind. Mr. King was employed by the Newton Ice Co. here in the early 20s and for many years was an executive of the parent firm, Railways Ice Co. in Chicago. Among the surviving brothers and sisters are Mrs. Emma Risser and Alvin B. King, both of Hesston. The funeral is to be held Thursday afternoon at the Goshen College Church.

Mennonite Weekly Review obituary: 1967 Jun 15 p. 7

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Services for Retired Railroad Executive Held at Goshen

Goshen, Ind. — Funeral services for Frank D. King, 77, retired railroad executive and well-known lay leader in the Mennonite Church, were held June 8 at the Goshen College Mennonite Church, Rev. John Mosemann, the pastor, and Rev. A. E. Kreider officiated.

King died at the Goshen Hospital on June 5, several days after undergoing major surgery. He had been ill only a short time.

A native of Larned, Kan., King was employed by the Railways Ice and Service Co. in Chicago from 1909 to 1957. He was executive vice-president and general manager at retirement and moved to Goshen in 1956. While in Chicago he was active in a number of civic groups and in the Union Avenue Mennonite Church.

During his retirement years here he was active in business and community service organizations, held places of leadership in the Goshen College Church, and was on the board of Greencroft Villa, new retirement home here. He served as president of the Elkhart County Council on Aging.

Surviving are his widow, the former Laura Smith; a daughter, Mrs. C. Richard (Edith) Yoder of Elkhart; one son, Harold S. of Atlanta, Ga.; eight grandchildren; four brothers and three sisters.

Mennonite Weekly Review obituary: 1967 Jul 20 p. 8

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