Francis E. “Frannie” Brock

November 19, 2013

Francis “Frannie” E. Brock 90 of Frankfort, IN, died at 8:07 p.m. November 19, 2013 at St. Elizabeth Central, Lafayette, IN. Born February 9, 1923, in Frankfort, to the late Ross & Ona (Buntin) Brock. Mr. Brock was a graduate of Jackson Township High School. He was drafted in January of 1943 to the U.S. Army, and served in the 151st Infantry Company D during WWII in the Philippines. Mr. Brock was awarded 4 bronze medals, 1 with an oak leaf before coming home from the war in November 1945. He met Camilla Elser in 1946 while working at the Aluminum Plant in Lafayette and they married June 4, 1949. A farmer for over 40 years, he also drove a school bus for Jackson Township School, raised livestock and was in the trucking business, retiring in 1984. Mr. Brock served on the North Montgomery School Board from April 1, 1966 until June 30, 1978, and served as president when the school was built, was a life member of the Colfax American Legion, serving as finance officer for 40 years and was past commander, life member of the Frankfort VFW, serving as past commander, was a life member and past Chef De Gare of the 40/8, where he served as finance officer for 35 years and the Nurses Training Committee for 30 years, life member of the Eagles and Moose Lodges, past member of the Elks and was a member of the ASC Board for 5 years. He enjoyed golf and shooting pool.

Visitation and Services

Services will 10:30 a.m. Saturday, November 23, 2013 at Goodwin Funeral Home. Visitation will be Friday, November 22nd from 4-8 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial with military honors will be in Green Lawn Memorial Park.

Survived by:

Wife: Camilla “Cam” Brock of Frankfort, Son: Richard (Cathy) Brock of Milwaukee, WI, 2 Daughters: Patti Jenkins of Sellersburg, Penni (Bruce) Rush of Lafayette, 6 Grandchildren: Lindsey (Alex) Hayes of Ithaca, NY, Stacy (Ian) McLellan of Milwaukee, WI, David Brock of Lexington, KY, Jeff Jenkins of Sellersburg, Kyle & Cory Rush of Lafayette and 3 Great Grandchildren

Preceded by:

A brother, Walter Brock.


7 Condolences for “Francis E. “Frannie” Brock”

  1. Geneva Lashbrook November 22, 2013 at 5:18 pm

    Cam, so sorry for your loss. My prayers are with you and your family.

  2. Mike and Bob Frey November 22, 2013 at 9:39 pm

    Cam and family;
    We are so sad to hear of your loss. We will always remember the good times we all had together. You will be on our thoughts and prayers.

  3. Larry and Jan November 22, 2013 at 10:57 pm

    So sorry for your loss. You are in our prayers. We are leaving Miami, Fl. Tomorrow on a cruise, so won’t be able to give your family our condolences in person.

  4. Betty Anderson Branstetter November 23, 2013 at 5:29 pm

    Cam and Family,
    So sorry to hear of Frannie’s passing. Please accept my sincere sympathy for you and all your family. We are losing our friends way too fast but thankful for our good memories.

  5. Connie Connell Ingersoll November 24, 2013 at 3:41 pm

    Cam and family,
    Our prayers for strength and comfort are with you all. I will always cherish my memories of the good times we had with you two, and Mother and Haven (Loveless) at the Colfax American Legion. They truly treasured your friendship.
    God Bless You,
    Connie Ingersoll and Camilla Ritter, Kay Connell’s daughters

  6. Paul & Joni Hendrix November 26, 2013 at 6:57 pm

    So sorry for your loss…

  7. Joe and Patty Risse November 27, 2013 at 11:17 pm

    Mrs. Brock and Family,
    We were so sorry to hear of the passing of such a fine man. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

    Joe and Patty Risse

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