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Frank Samuel Crisman

Frank Samuel Crisman, son of Ross and Dora Crisman, was born at Hastings, Nebraska on June 29, 1907. He passed away suddenly at Farnam, Nebraska on September 16, 1970, while the ambulance was taking him to the Veteran’s Hospital in Grand Island.

Frank attended school in Hastings, Nebr., and at the age of 22 years, joined the National Guard, in which he served from 1929 to 1932. In 1942 he was called to serve his country for three years. This time was spent in the Southwest Pacific Islands. At the time of his death he was a member of Post 288 of the Farnam American Legion.

The Crisman family moved to the Eustis-Farnam area in 1933. On June 28, 1947 he was united in marriage to Lucille Peirsol at Holdrege, Nebraska. Frank and Lucille lived their entire married life in Farnam.

Frank suffered from complications of asthma and a heart condition for a number of years. The past year he was confined to his home.

Frank’s mother preceded him in death in 1950. He is survived by his wife, Lucille; his father, Ross Crisman at Gothenburg; one sister, Dorothy Jurjens, Farnam; one brother, Gerald Crisman, Gothenburg; several nieces and nephews and other relatives and friends.

Services were held Saturday, September 19 at 2 o’clock p.m. at the Farnam Church of the Nazarene, with Rev. Kenneth Coursey officiating. Music was provided by Mrs. Charles Davis, Mrs. Ernest Hammer and Mrs. Clarence Oberg. Pallbearers were Dale Montgomery, Ken Earhart, Harold Adkisson, Max McNickle, Dale McNickle and Byron Taylor.

Full military rites were performed by American Legion Post 288 of Farnam.

Published: 9/25/2020 - http://www.historicfarnam.us/cemetery/obits/index.asp
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