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Robert Marvin "Berto" Frakes

September 30, 1928 July 17, 2017
Robert Marvin "Berto"  Frakes
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Obituary for Robert Marvin "Berto" Frakes

Corydon, IN:

Robert M. “Berto” Frakes, age 88, passed away Monday, July 17, 2017 at Christian Care Community, Louisville, Kentucky. Bob was born September 30, 1928 in Corydon, Indiana to the late Colwell and Emma Keller Frakes. He grew up in Corydon and attended Corydon High School and was a Navy Veteran. After serving in the Navy, he attended art school in Chicago. He then became a sign painter and had a career lasting over 50 years. His career took him across the country from California to Florida and back to his beloved southern Indiana.

Also, preceding him in death was his wife, Margaret L. Frakes.

Surviving are two sons, Dennis and Michael (Linda) Frakes.
Step-son: Mark Shake (Sandy)
Step daughters: Sharon Farris, Nancy Shake, Donna Shake, & Terri Reinscheld.
Sister: Doris Kemp
2 Grandchildren, 4 Great Grandchildren, along with 10 step grandchildren and 24 step great grandchildren.

Cremation was chosen and the cremated remains will be interred at Cedar Hill Cemetery, Corydon, IN.

Celebration of life will be 1:30 PM Saturday, July 22, 2017 at Lincoln Hills Christian Church, Corydon, IN. Friends and family are invited.

In lieu of flowers, memorial may be made to the American Parkinson Disease Association, Suite 215, 1800 N. Main Street, Wheaton, IL 60187.

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