E. Stephen "Stevie" Frankie
Steve Frankie, 65 of Springfield, died at 3:10 am, Thursday, May 5, 2016 at St. John’s Hospice. He was born November 3, 1950 in Springfield, to Edward Casper and Betty Rae Meneley Frankie. He married Barbara Hasek on September 10, 1981 and she survives.
Also surviving are his children; daughter, Theresa Frankie and son, Jeffrey Frankie both of Springfield; one sister, Valerie (Daniel) Frederick of Orlando, FL; one brother, Michael (Robin) Frankie of O’Fallon, MO and many nieces, nephews and cousins.
He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother David Frankie.
Steve was an Eagle Scout, All-City Football player and SARFF golf league champion. He was an avid golfer, hunter and fisherman. He loved home projects. Steve retired in 2002 as Battalion Chief, after serving Springfield since 1974 as a firefighter for which he also served as Pension Secretary.
Memorial Gathering: 9 am – 11:30 am, Wednesday, May 11, 2016, at Staab Funeral Home.
Graveside Service: 12:00 pm, Wednesday, May 11, 2016 at Camp Butler National Cemetery where Military Honors will be conducted.