Frank Warren Page 94, of Frontenac, KS died 6:24am Thursday February 18, 2021 at the Medicalodge of Girard, KS following a short illness.
Frank was born May 28, 1926 in Pittsburg, KS to Verna Moten and Nida Blanche (Hanson) Page. Frank attended and graduated from McCune High School in 1943. He later graduated from Kansas Teachers College in Pittsburg, KS earning a bachelor degree in education. Frank was a 30 year Veteran of the United States Navy serving in WWII and the Korean War.
On April 6, 1952 Frank married Marcella Lee Kimmel in Pittsburg, KS; she preceded him in death on March 20, 2018. Frank worked as a High School Math Teacher at Frontenac High School for 30 years retiring in 1989. Prior to that he worked 5 years teaching in Dennison, KS.
Frank was of the Christian Faith; was a member of the John F. Derby Post #43 Frontenac, KS; Naval Enlisted Reserve Association and the Fleet Reserve Association.
Survivors include his children Leslie Page and wife Janie of Louisburg, KS, Verna Ashcraft and husband Kenneth of Raytown, MO and Karen Riffey and husband Charles of Sawyer, KS; brother Tom Page of Tulsa, OK; grandchildren Tony Page, Patrick Page, Kevin Ashcraft, Ryan Ashcraft, Mike Ashcraft, Brandon Riffey, Angela Riffey-Storey, Erin Riffey-Peterson and Cherie Riffey, 16 great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.
Frank was preceded in death by his wife, parents, sister Charlene Parsons, grandson Charlie Riffey and infant grandson Jeff Page.
Graveside Memorial Services will be 12:30pm Monday March 1, 2021 at the Ft. Scott National Cemetery in Ft. Scott, KS with Fr. P.J. Voegeli officiating with Full Navy Military honors to follow. In lieu of flowers the family asks expressions of sympathy to be in the form of memorials to the John F. Derby Post #43 Frontenac, KS. Friends may drop off or mail memorials to Bath-Naylor Funeral Home 522 S. Broadway Pittsburg, KS 66762. Condolences may be left at www.bathnaylor.com. Arrangements and services are under the direction of Bath-Naylor Funeral Home Pittsburg, KS.