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“Thank you Dick and Audrey for all of the wonderful memories......I am so sorry for your loss Audrey, as I have just learned of this. I have not been...Read More »
1 of 26 | Posted by: Katy Boettcher - campblellsport, WI

“Audrey, we were so surprised and sorry to hear about Toghy. You are in our hearts and prayers. Jim & Evie Wyngard ”
2 of 26 | Posted by: A friend

“Aud,I just heard about Dick my sympathy,thoughts and prayers to you and your family, Dick was a great guy.sincerly,Geneva ”
3 of 26 | Posted by: Geneva Van Dera - Greenleaf, WI

“Audie, I was so sorry to hear of you and your families loss. I am so relieved to see you have a large family to comfort each other. You are lovingly...Read More »
4 of 26 | Posted by: Mary Burns Coenen - Greenville, WI

“I will miss you Touhy! You have been around since I was born. I always enjoyed your stories of you and my dad , John. May you rest in peace. Luv ...Read More »
5 of 26 | Posted by: Joyce Longsine - Hilbert, WI

“How do I pick just one memory to share out of so many years? You and Audrey have been an important part of my family for so long! You had always been...Read More »
6 of 26 | Posted by: katie ropinski - campbellsport, WI

“Thank you grandpa for everything... I will never forget the time spent fishing up north. Watch over us down here and leave some fish up there for us...Read More »
7 of 26 | Posted by: Ben Van Geffen - Bear Creek, WI

“Hey Gramps,I know that this isn't really going to sink in until Christmas when I wonder why it is taking everyone so long to open up their presents....Read More »
8 of 26 | Posted by: Jon Van Geffen - Bear Creek, WI

“i wish i could have told you how much i looked up to you my whole life...all the times you made me laugh...all the things you did for me...all the...Read More »
9 of 26 | Posted by: Tim Meyers - hilbert - grandson

Navy retirement 12/1/74 “I never met you or William but your friendly e-mails and phone conversations with William and Joyce have kept me abreast of the Frank family in...Read More »
10 of 26 | Posted by: Bernard Frank - Gloversville,, NY

“my condolences to audrey and family---friends of touhy always enjoyed his company and pleasent personality he will be missed ”
11 of 26 | Posted by: rick houterman - black creek, WI

“Ron, Julie, Ethan and Landon: So sorry to hear about your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you todayJeff and Anne Hein ”
12 of 26 | Posted by: Jeff and Anne Hein - Las Vegas, NV

“Pops, We met 30yrs ago when your daughter (Colleen) introduced me, to what would soon become my family. It was clear at this time that you and Audrey...Read More »
13 of 26 | Posted by: Daryl Van Geffen - Bear Creek, WI

“Touhy, I had the pleasure of meeting you 30 years ago when I started chumming around with Colleen and Kitty. You were always funny and made me feel...Read More »
14 of 26 | Posted by: Mary Uttecht - Neenah, WI

“Mourning the loss yet celebrating the life of a wonderful man, my uncle Touhy. May God help ease the pain of his passing for all those that loved him...Read More »
15 of 26 | Posted by: Lori - Oshkosh, WI - Niece

“We will miss you Touhy!! Love you!!! ”
16 of 26 | Posted by: Dan and Joyce Longsine - Hilbert, WI

“I saw this when we went to pick out flowers and I can't stop thinking about it: Dad, a son's first hero; a daughter's first love. I love you Dad...Read More »
17 of 26 | Posted by: Colleen - Bear Creek, WI

“Dear Frank Family, We are so sorry to hear about the passing of your Dad & husband. Bill was sharing the story about how he and my Dad (Wayne) were...Read More »
18 of 26 | Posted by: Bill & Julie Peterson - Menasha, WI

“We do have so many great memories of you Dad. We are certainly going to miss you, but look forward to seeing you again. Love Forever, Kitty ”
19 of 26 | Posted by: Kitty - Hilbert, WI - daughter

“See you in Heaven Dad! I'm gonna miss you Father, but I have you in my memories forever. Until we meet again...God's Speed...I love you ”
20 of 26 | Posted by: Rick - Menasha, WI - Son

“Dad, Although you could be difficult at times, We know you were an old softie at heart. Till we meet again! Love Kitty ”
21 of 26 | Posted by: Kitty - Hilbert, WI - daughter

“Kitty,Pat and family:Kitty you always speak so fondly of your parents,you surely will miss your Dad.May God bless you all with peace and comfort at...Read More »
22 of 26 | Posted by: Jeff & Gloria Schwabenlander - WI

“The Frank Family,I'm very sorry to hear of your lose. Mr. Frank was always like one of the guys. I liked to stop in to see him on my way up North...Read More »
23 of 26 | Posted by: Craig Noffke - Fremont, WI

“Thank you Dick for making many lives better with the hard work you did in your past. ”
24 of 26 | Posted by: Jerry Riehl - Appleton, WI

“Kitty and Family, Thinking of you and wishing you comfort at this time of sorrow. My deepest condolences. ”
25 of 26 | Posted by: Judy and Jerry VanSchyndel - WI

“Kitty and family,My thoughts and prayers are with you. May your Dad live forever through his influence on you. ”
26 of 26 | Posted by: Peg Powers - Appleton, WI


Richard E. "Touhy" Frank, age 75, of Hilbert, formerly of Menasha & Mountain, died on Thursday June 28, 2012 at his home in Hilbert. He was born on August 13, 1936 in Kimberly, son of the late Irvin & Esther (Rosenthal) Frank. He married Audrey Jurek on August 11, 1956 at St. John Catholic Church in Menasha. He worked for the Neenah Foundry, Allis Chalmers, and was the Union Representative for the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers until his retirement in 1992. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, and camping, but his greatest joy in life was being a father. Survivors include his wife Audrey; 4 children, Colleen (Daryl) VanGeffen of Bear Creek, Cathleen "Kitty" (Patrick) Meyers of Hilbert, Richard J. Frank & special friend Pat Leach of Menasha, Ronald E. (Julie) Frank of Sturgeon Bay; 9 grandchildren, Benjamin & Jonathan VanGeffen, Timothy & Joseph Meyers (special friend Ann Halbach), Brandon Schemmel, Nick & Shannon Leach, Ethan & Landon Frank; a great great grandson Tristen Donnelly; a sister-in-law, Joyce Frank of Appleton; in-laws, Evonne (Clyde) Sprauge of Boulder Junction, Bonnie Jurek of Oshkosh, Jack (Linda) Jurek of Menasha, Joyce (Dan Longsine of Hilbert; many nieces and nephews; and his longtime fishing buddy, Marlin Hull of Neenah. In addition to his parents, Irvin & Esther Frank, he was also preceded in death by a sister & brother-in-law, Irene & Lowell Douglas; a brother, William Frank; his father & mother-in-law, John & Rosella Jurek; a brother-in-law, Jerry Jurek; and 2 nephews, Jerry Jurek & Wayne Douglas. Funeral services will be at 6 PM on Monday July 2, 2012 at the Wieting Family Funeral Home (411 W. Main St.) in Chilton. Friends may call at the funeral home on Monday from 3 PM until the time of services. A memorial fund has been established in the name of Richard E, Frank.
"We love you Dad, please watch over us from heaven. Colleen, Kitty, Richard, & Ronald
"You paved the way for me I will see you in Heaven." Your loving wife Audrey