Oct. 13, 1926 - Feb.10, 2011
Frank was born on Oct. 13, 1926, in Mt. Vernon, Ohio to Robert and Maude Ute Kent. One of 13 children, he was preceded in death by five brothers and three sisters. He is survived by his wife, Milded; his brother, Ivan and three sisters, Ruth, Grace, and Goldie. Frank had six step children and numerous step grandchildren.
Frank enlisted in the Navy when he was 16 years old with his father's signature. He served eight years in the Navy and then joined the Air Force for eight years. He worked at General Foods and D K for 28 years before retiring.
On Sept. 16, 2000, he married Mildred O. Bruse. He joined the VFW Post 466 in 2000, and was very active in the group and Honor Guard Team. Frank loved fishing, bowling, gardening and making things from wood. He belonged to the Many Waters R.V. Club. He loved to travel and visit with friends.
Memorial services will be held Saturday, Feb. 19, 2011, at 2 p.m. at Trinity Lutheran Church, 109 S. Roosevelt St. Walla Walla, WA. There will be a luncheon following services in the basement of the church to share stories and celebrate Frank's life. Food will be provided by his VFW Post. Memorial contributions may be made to VFW Post 466 in College Place through the Herring Funeral Home, 315 W. Alder, Walla Walla, WA.