He was born in Germany on January 6, 1949, the son of Franklin and Katharina (Betz) Fox. Frank married Mary Philips in 1979. She preceded him in death on February 3, 2007. Frank owned and operated Fremont Mobile Home and RV for over twenty-five years. He was a member of the Fremont Wolf River Fire Department and also the West Bloomfield Fire Department. Frank enjoyed fishing, deer hunting, boating, going to the casino, and watching the Packers.
Frank is survived by two daughters, Amy (Mike) Ryback, West Allis and Jennifer (David) Fritch, West Bloomfield; a son, John Fox, Iola; seven grandchildren: RJ, Peyton, Aaliyah, Austin, Dakota, Carsyn and Jakon; his mother, Katharina, Wild Rose; two brothers, Karl (Arlene) and Roger (Evelyn), other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his father, Frank; his step-father, Janis Kaukis; his brother Sid, and his beloved dog, Sadie.
Funeral services will be held on Friday, November 11, 2016 at 11 a.m. at the Lewin Funeral Home, Fremont. Pastor Alex Tychkin will officiate. Entombment will be in Highland Memorial Park, Appleton. Visitation will be held on Thursday, at the funeral home from 4-7 p.m. and on Friday from 10 a.m. until the time of service. A memorial fund has been established for Fox Valley Hematology and Oncology.
Frank’s family would like to extend a very special Thank You to AMC 7th floor staff, Fox Valley Hematology and Oncology, Dr. Conkright and staff, Southerncare Hospice, UW Madison Hospital, Fremont EMT’s and First Responders and David Fritch. The care you provided was greatly appreciated.