Frank E. Savage

Frank Eugene Savage

Frank E. Savage, age 80, of North Platte, passed away October 27, 2013 at Centennial Park Retirement Village. Frank was born January 25, 1933 in Wellfleet, NE to Harold “Shorty” and Laura Wolcott Savage. He attended school in North Platte. Frank served in the United States Army. On December 13, 1952 in Kearney, NE he married Colleen Smith. After his discharge from the Army the couple resided in North Platte, where Frank worked for Central Nebraska Pack Company for many years until his retirement. He enjoyed his coffee group and watching people.
Survivors include his wife, Colleen of North Platte; children, Carol (Larry) Hemenway of Paxton, Connie (Bill) Thrash, Frank (Deanna) Savage and Rhonda (Craig) Warneke all of North Platte; siblings, William (Vera) Savage of Huntsville, AL, Roberta Barkeloo of FL, Wes (Carol) Meyer and Bob Meyer all of North Platte; grandchildren, Denny Thrash of KS, Tina (Tony) Holm of Sutherland and Elizabeth McDaniel of MO; and four great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; sisters, Marilyn Louise Gottfried and Eva MacDonald; and an infant brother, Ronald Poe.
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Services will be 11:00 a.m. Thursday, October 31, 2013 at Adams & Swanson Funeral Home with the Reverend Mike Wing officiating. Burial will be at Fort McPherson National Cemetery near Maxwell. Visitation will be 9:00 a.m. until 9:00 p.m. today and Wednesday at Adams & Swanson Funeral Home which is in charge of arrangements.