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MOUNT PULASKI -- Frank H. Pope Jr., 88,
of Mount Pulaski, died Tuesday, July 1, 2008, at 5 p.m. at
Vonderlieth Living Center.
His funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at
Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home in Mount Pulaski, with Bill
Shanle and the Rev. Kevin Treptow officiating. Visitation will be
one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.
Burial will be in Lake Bank Cemetery, rural Mount
Mr. Pope was a retired lifetime farmer.
He was also a master woodworker and skilled
He was born June 21, 1920, in Logan County to
Frank and Ella Thear MacRae Pope Sr. He married
Lucille Wachter in Latham on Sept. 1, 1946, and she
preceded him in death on Dec. 16, 1982. He married
Mary E. Gasaway in January 1987.
He is survived by his wife, of Mount Pulaski; one
son, Nolan Pope of Madison, Wis.; one stepson, Jack
Gasaway of Mount Pulaski; two stepdaughters, Mary
Ann Radtke of Mount Pulaski and Jean Davis of Mount
Pulaski; his twin brother, John Pope of Mount
Pulaski; two grandchildren; and five
He was also preceded in death by one son, Neil
Pope, and one sister, Jean Grathwohl.
He was a member of the Latham United Methodist
Church and was an elder at the former Copeland
Christian Church before its closing.
He was a member of the Logan County Farm Bureau for
26 years. He was also a member of Mount Pulaski
Masonic Lodge 87 AF & AM and Order of the Eastern
Star of Latham 507.
Memorials may be made to the Latham United
Methodist Church or to the UMC Youth Work Camp
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