Frank Alfred Frenzl 1933-2023

Frank Alfred Frenzl, F.A. to many 89, of Otis, passed away on June 19th, 2023 at Harmony House in Yuma Colorado, with his wife of 67 years at his side.
Frank was born to Frank Joseph and Laura (Ehrhart) Frenzl on September 2, 1933 in Akron Colorado. He attended High-Prairie school in rural Washington County, graduating in 1947. After high school Frank attended one year of college studying business administration. One December 8, 1955 Frank enlisted in the Army, later that month on December 27 he married Pauline Walczyk. After basic training Frank was stationed in Anchorage Alaska. One of the first things Frank did was to make arrangements to get his new wife there with him. There they lived while he served his country until he was honorably discharged on December 7, 1961.
Frank and Pauline purchased a farm north of Otis where they farmed and raised pigs until their later years. Along with farming Frank and Pauline enjoyed traveling to auctions and collecting many things; their biggest passion was collecting Depression glass, antique tractor seats and Hummel figurines.
In March of 2020 Frank and Pauline made the difficult decision to leave their home of many years to move into the Harmony House, in Yuma. While there Frank would pass the time by doing puzzles, watching his favorite television shows like the Andy Griffith show, calling friends and family to keep up on current events and never missing a Bingo game where he would win often.
Frank was a lifelong member of St. Joseph’s Church in Akron and when they were unable to attend church in person they would always make sure to watch mass for shut in’s on the “telly” as Frank would say.
Frank is preceded in death by his parents Frank and Laura, his sister Francis, brothers Joe, John and Lewis Frenzl. He is survived by one sister Helen Eskew of Brush Colorado. His wife of 67 years Pauline, and many family and friends.
A Rosary service was held Saturday, June 24, 2023 at 9:30 a.m. with Mass of Christian Burial following at 10:00 a.m. at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church. Interment with military honors followed at St. Joseph’s Catholic Cemetery.
Memorial donations may be made in his name to the Otis Rural Fire Department. Bowin Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.