Franklin Joseph House - RIP

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Top of pagePrevious messageNext messageBottom of page Link to this message  By Louise "Mickey" Head (Cidaa1) on Saturday, October 15, 2011 - 07:45 pm:  Edit

Franklin Joseph House, 85, of Lebanon, MO died 8 May 2011, at his home. He was born 20 December 1925, in Buckner, IL to Bertha Armstrong and Cecil House, who preceded him in death. He also was preceded in death by a brother, John House, and his granddaughter, Julie Ann House.

He served his country for 22 years in the Armed Forces, beginning in World War II with the U S Navy, and post- war duty with the U S Army in Japan, Germany, Austria, and Korea. He worked 20 years in law enforcement and safety, and taught criminology as an adjunct Professor at the University of Michigan, the University of Arkansas - Fayetteville and Drury College at Fort Leonard Wood. He was a member of First Baptist Church of Lebanon. He was a Master Gardener, and was active with the VFW, American Legion, Kiwanis Club, March of Dimes, Make- a-Wish Foundation, Literacy Council, Meals-On-Wheels, Humane Society, American Cancer Society, and others. He was a member of the Citizen's Advisory Board of the State Probation and Parole Office, and the Silver-Haired Legislature.

Survivors include His wife, Vivian; a son, Donald House and wife, Denise, and a daughter, Glenda House, both of Fayetteville, AR; two stepsons, Tom Koetting and wife, Laurie; and Bob Koetting and wife, Summer; a stepdaughter, Linda Whitney and husband, Charles; granddaughters Sarah House, Laura Tronzano and husband, Patrick, Mary House and husband, Forrest Payne, all of Fayetteville, AR; grandson Jason House and wife, Shawn, of Boxley Valley, AR; seven step-grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren Harmony House, Jake Tronzano, Aubin Payne, Luca Don Tronzano, Rayla Payne, Emma Jean House, Forrest Oliver Payne, and five step-great grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to St John's HospiceCare, 588-5900. Condolences to Mrs House and family at the address on page 44 of the CIDAA Gold Book.


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