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Frank S. Oertel
February 26, 1938 - July 23, 2017

Frank S. Oertel

Frank S. Oertel
Feb 26, 1938 - Jul 23, 2017

Frank S. Oertel
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Frank S. Oertel, 79, of Peaksville, Missouri, died Sunday, July 23, 2017, at Clark County Nursing Home in Kahoka, Missouri.

Frank was born February 26, 1938, in Keokuk, Iowa, the son of Fred and Rachel Christine John Oertel. He was united in marriage to Beverly Bowden in October 1985, in Peaksville, Missouri. She preceded him in death on August 26, 2015.

He had lived in Keokuk and graduated from Keokuk High School in 1957. He worked as a laborer at BTR until his retirement. He loved raising animals and hunting and fishing. He enjoyed auctions and buying other people's worthless treasures. He loved his grandchildren and wanted to help others in need and was humbled when he was able to help.

He is survived by children Christine (Randy) Meyer and Jon (Andrea) Oertel, stepchildren Teresa (Ronnie) Beal , Bill Turner, Rick (Becky) Turner, Rick (Kathy) Bowden, Jim (Becky) Bowden, Tim Bowden, Terry Bowden and John (Cassie) Bowden, a step son-in-law Luke Brookhart; a brother Thomas (Sigrid) Oertel and numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren.
In addition to his wife he was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Fritz and Daniel; two sisters, Martha and Susan; and a stepdaughter, Vickie Brookhart.

A memorial service will be at 6:30 Wednesday evening, July 26, at DeJong-Greaves Celebration of Life Center at 917 Blondeau Street in Keokuk with Pastor Shawn McAfee officiating. Visitation will be at the funeral home from 5:00 to 6:30 immediately preceding the service.

Burial will be at 10:00 AM Thursday, July 27, at Sunset Memorial Park.

 
 

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Jul
26
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DeJong-Greaves Celebration of Life Center/Blondeau
917 Blondeau Street
Keokuk, Iowa 52632
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

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Jul
26
Wednesday
DeJong-Greaves Celebration of Life Center/Blondeau
917 Blondeau Street
Keokuk, Iowa 52632
6:30 PM
Burial 10:00 AM Thursday, July 27, 2017 at Sunset Memorial Park

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