Joel I. Frank, 72

Joel I. Frank of West Bend and formerly of Cedarburg passed away peacefully on Thursday Oct. 4, 2012, at Cedar Community in West Bend at the age of 72.

Joel was born in Thiensville on Jan. 4, 1940, to Paul A. and Anita (nee Dauffenbach) Frank, who both preceded him in death. He married Judy (nee Barelmann) on Nov. 3, 1962, at First Immanuel Lutheran Church in Cedarburg.

Joel was a former board member of the Ozaukee County 4-H Leader Association Board and also a 4-H leader. He was a former longtime active member of First Immanuel Lutheran Church in Cedarburg and recently a member of the financial committee of Pilgrim Lutheran Church in West Bend.

He is survived by his wife, Judy, of West Bend; children, Paul

(Rhonda) of Eau Claire and Timothy (Nell) of Cedarburg; grandchildren, Joel E. and Paul M. Frank of Eau Claire; brother, Robert (Jean) Frank of Cedarburg; and sister, Carol (Robert) Melk of Plainfield. He is further survived by other relatives and friends.

A funeral service was held Sunday, Oct. 7, at 5 p.m. at Pilgrim Lutheran Church, 462 Meadowbrook Drive, West Bend. Interment was at Zur Ruhe Cemetery Cedarburg. Visitation was at the church on Sunday from 3 p.m. to 4:45 p.m.

Memorials to Pilgrim Lutheran Church, Living Word High School or Bethesda Lutheran Home are appreciated.

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Mueller Funeral Home & Crematory in Cedarburg assisted the family with arrangements.