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Charles E. Fronk Sr.
Chuck Fronk
Charles E. Fronk Sr., 1945-2014 - photo by Contributed/Picha Funeral Home

Charles E. Fronk Sr., age 68 years, of Hillsboro, died on Wednesday, July 9, 2014 peacefully at his home.

He was born on Dec. 22, 1945 in Hillsboro, the son of Adolph and Hazel (Reed) Fronk.  He married Nancy Kaus on April 12, 1969, the love of his life.

Chuck spent most of his life in Hillsboro.  He enjoyed his adult life running an electrical company, farming and worked in the construction and excavating business.  He valued and enjoyed time with his family, children, grandchildren and many friends.  He took great pride in helping with the Good Samaritan Thrift Store and Hillsboro Charity Tractor Pull.  Giving to others held a large place in his heart.  His smile and sense of humor will be forever in the hearts of those that loved him.

He is survived by his children, Lisa Fronk (Jim Buchanan) of Sparta, Renee (Tim) Marshall of Elroy and Charles Fronk Jr. (Tiffany) of Hixton; grandchildren, Sammy, Raven, Kambrie, Kalin, Roman, Tyler, Opal and Sophia; brothers and sisters, Monica Verbsky, Mary Lou (Ken) Bohlman, Tony (Sandy) Fronk, Leo Fronk, and Bette (Kent) Roberts; and many nieces, nephews and many, many friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Nancy; and brother-in-law, Leo Verbsky.

Memorial Funeral Services will be held on Thursday, July 17, 2014 at 11 a.m. at the First Congregational Church in Hillsboro, with Rev. Isaac Fleming officiating.  Interment will be in the St. John’s Cemetery.  Friends may call at the Church on Thursday from 10 to 11 a.m.  The Picha Funeral Home in Hillsboro assisted the family. For online information go to

In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred to the Good Samaritan Thrift Store in Hillsboro.