Cheryl "Cheri" Frank, 67

Cheryl "Cheri" Frank, 67, of rural Wabash, died at 4 a.m., Monday, Jan. 19, 2015, at her home. She was born March 19, 1947, in Wabash, to Devon and Marcella (Haupert) Wilson.

Cheri was a 1965 graduate of Northfield High School, and received her Bachelor of Arts degree from Cincinnati Bible College in 1968. She married Ralph Frank at the Bachelor Creek Church of Christ in Wabash on June 27, 1969.

She was an agent and co-owner of Wabash Insurance Associates Inc. for 27 years. Cheri was a member of the Converse Church of Christ and a member of P.E.O. in Wabash. She had played the piano and organ at church and was a former choir director. She loved to sing, and sang in the choir as well as other choral groups. She also loved gospel music, and attended the North American Quartet Convention several years. Cheri had a passion for flowers, enjoyed flower gardening and landscaping, and also enjoyed making silk arrangements and donating them to several organizations. For the last three years she made more than 80 arrangements and donated them to the Gilead Ministries Banquet. She enojoyed fishing with her husband, Ralph, and her excitement of fishing was the anticipation of what she was about to catch. She also enjoyed watching and feeding wild birds. Cheri especially loved her sons and grandsons.

She is survived by her husband, Ralph Frank of Wabash, two sons, Pete Frank of Wilmington, N.C., and Jason (Karen) Frank of Sevierville, Tenn.; two grandsons, Levi Frank and Calvin Frank of Sevierville; parents, Devon and Marcella Wilson of North Manchester; sister, Rebecca Wilson of Mishawaka, and brother, Brent (Eleanor) Wilson of Indianapolis.

Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Friday, Jan. 23, 2015, at Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, 1241 Manchester Ave., Wabash, with John Clark officiating. Burial will be in Memorial Lawns Cemetery, Wabash. Friends may call 2-8 pm Thursday, at the funeral home.

Preferred memorial is Gilead Ministries.

The memorial guest book for Cheryl may be signed at

Posted on 2015 Jan 20