Frank R. Marose

April 21, 1935 - Jan. 22, 2008

Frank R. Marose, 72, died Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2008, at Waukesha Memorial Hospital. He was born April 21, 1935, in Waukesha, to Frank and Lila (nee Dagenhardt).

Frank received his bachelors and masters degrees from the University of Wisconsin-Stout in technical education. He taught industrial education at Ethan Allen School for Boys from 1961 until 1975 and at Waukesha North High School from 1978 until 1994.

He proudly served his country in the U.S. Army from 1958 until 1960. On Oct. 12, 1963, he married the former Mary Lou Chase at First Baptist Church in Waukesha, where he had been a member for the past 44 years, holding positions in many of their offices, and was a member of the Senior Work Club. Frank was a member of the Waukesha Choral Union from 1986 until present, on the board of Friends of Waukesha Public Library and was active in his investment club and card clubs, especially sheepshead. He enjoyed spending time at his cottage in Door County that he built in 1972, golfing with his friends and was thrilled to attend the Masters in Augusta, Ga., three times. The loves of his life are his children and grandchildren.

He will be sadly missed by his wife, Mary Lou of Waukesha; children, David (Connie) (nee Burnell) Marose of Waukesha and Douglas Marose of Milwaukee; grandchildren, Hannah, Emily and Maggie Marose; brother, Harold (Doris) Marose of Waukesha; sister, Carol Herr of Greenfield; nephews, Paul (Kay) Marose of Juneau, John (Sue) Marose of the town of Brookfield and Roy Chase of Honey Creek; and nieces, Donna Marose of Sullivan and Jamie (Roger) Baumeister of Elkhorn. He is further survived by other relatives and friends.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother-in-law, Ralph Herr.

Visitation will be held from 1:30 p.m. until the 4:30 p.m. funeral service Sunday, Jan. 27, at First Baptist Church, 247 Wisconsin Ave., Waukesha, WI 53186. A private family burial will be held.

Memorials in Franks name are appreciated to First Baptist Church (address above).

For further information, please call Randle-Dable Funeral, Cremation and Preplanning Services at 547-4035, or go to www.waukeshafunerals.com to leave an online tribute.