Franklin "Frank" Gabbard

Death:Monday, October 20, 2008
Ogle Co, Illinois

Franklin "Frank" Gabbard, age 74, of Rochelle, passed away on Monday, Oct. 20, 2008 at his home. He was born on July 20, 1934 in Booneville, KY, the son of Clay and Gertrude (Roberts) Gabbard. Frank married Janet Munz on May 19, 1961 in Ashton, IL. Prior to retiring in 1995, he was employed by Chrysler Corp. for 30 years and was a quality control inspector. Frank loved working outdoors and gardening and also loved to travel. Preceding him were his parents and a brother: Happy.

Survivors include his wife: Janet of Rochelle, daughters: Debora Roberts of Louisville, KY and Kimberly Gabbard of Delavan, WI; son: Terry (Melissa) Gabbard of Rochelle; 2 granddaughters: Kristen and Katelyn Gabbard; brother: John (Judy) Gabbard of Wayne City, IL; 3 sisters: Bertha (Virgil) Dickenson of Jonesboro, GA, Audra (Roberts) Adkins of Sun City, AZ and Ellie Slone of Flat Rock, MI.

Services will be held at Unger-Horner Funeral Home on Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2008 at 1:00 PM. with Chaplain Judy Williams. Visitation will be from 11 to 1 PM prior to the Service at Unger-Horner on Wednesday. Burial at Trinity Memory Gardens in Rochelle. Memorials can be made to Ogle County Hospice.

Source: Mortuary obit

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