Obit: Gasparac, Frank J. #2 (1942 - 1966)


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Surnames: Gasparac, Schunk, Dawes, Pannenton, Sweet


----Source: Greenwood Gleaner (Greenwood, Clark Co., Wis.)   05/05/1966


Gasparac, Frank J. #2 (6 NOV 1942 - 17 APR 1966)


A2C Frank J. Gasparac, son of Mr. and Mrs. Jack Gasparac, R.R. 1, Greenwood (Clark Co.), Wis., was born Nov. 6, 1942 at Greenwood.  He was a 1960 graduate of the Greenwood High School.


Before he enlisted with the U.S. Air Force in 1963, he was employed with the U.S. Post Office of Highland Park and Evanston, Ill.  He was stationed in Guam with the 79th aerospace Squadron when he was fatally injured as a result of a motorcycle-truck accident on April 17, 1966.


Survivors include his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Jack Gasparac, R.R. 1, Greenwood; sisters, Mrs. Wm. F. (Mae) Schunk, Muskego, Wis.; Mrs. Jack (Ann) Dawes, Deerfield, Ill.; Mrs. Robert (Josephine) Pannenton, Forge Village, Mass.; Mrs. Joseph Sweet, Madison, Wis.; and a brother, Jack of Highland Park, Ill.


It had always been Frank’s wish to join the Air Force to serve his country and see the world.


Military services were conducted Tuesday afternoon at Hill Funeral Home.  Maj. Donald M. Berg, Chaplain at Camp Douglas, officiated, and burial was made in the Greenwood Cemetery.  The firing squad, color bearers and pallbearers were all from Truax Field in Madison.


Mrs. Wayne Voss sang "America the Beautiful" and "Jesus is Always There."



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