Sharon A. Frank, age 75, of the town of Saukville, WI peacefully passed away Wednesday, May 30, 2018 at her home after a lengthy illness.
She was born on January 3, 1943 in Chicago, IL; daughter of Victor and Myrtle Scholl Cizinauskas. Sharon graduated from the Nazareth Academy in 1960. On May 19, 1962, she married Rayburn A. Frank of Berwyn, IL at St. Simeon Catholic Church in Bellwood, IL.
Upon Ray’s employment transfer to Oster Manufacturing in Milwaukee, the Franks moved to Saukville in 1973. Together they raised their family while serving as foster parents for many children over the years.
Besides her motherly duties, Sharon worked at many companies throughout Ozaukee County. She had been the vice president of the former Manchester Mall in Grafton. More often she worked in the transportation industry wearing many hats. Kelch and Fromm Laboratories were two of her employers.
Sharon enjoyed painting; working with oils and chalk; sharing many of her works. Country living and her gardens brought her joy and peace. She and her husband liked to go to the casinos and spend time with family.
She is survived by her husband of 56 years, Ray; her children Richard (Mary) Frank of Vinton, IA, Renee (Brian) Burhop of Howards Grove, Robin (Jon) Manthei of West Bend; grandchildren Brent (Danielle) Burhop, Breanne (Luke) Gahagan, Brendan (fiancé Alivia) Burhop, Michaela Frank, Sarah Frank, Josh Traut and Alex Manthei; great-grandchildren Jennifer and Addison; her brother Vic (Jean) Cizinauskas of Elm Grove Village, IL, her sister Susan (Louis) Bartucci of Schaumburg, IL, her cousin Judy Keller of Spring Grove, IL; other relatives and friends.
Her Memorial Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 6PM, Friday, June 8, 2018 at Holy Trinity Catholic Church, 521 Congress Drive, Newburg, WI. The Reverend Kevin Kowalske will be the celebrant. Visitation for family and friends from 4-6PM Friday AT CHURCH prior to Mass.
Memorials to Holy Trinity Parish or St. Vincent DePaul Society appreciated.
POOLE FUNERAL HOME/Crematory, Port Washington, WI assisting the family. Information and condolences available at www.poolefh.com or 262/284-4431.