|Birth: ||Nov. 30, 1919|
|Death: ||Mar. 19, 2010|
HUTCHINSON - Franklin "Frank" Harry Hill, 90, died March 19, 2010, at Mennonite Manor, South Hutchinson. He was born Nov. 30, 1919, in Nickerson, to Odus Grant and Flora Ann Brooks Hill. He was an independent farmer and stockman and a member of Tenth Avenue United Methodist Church.
He served in the United States Army during WWII in the European Theater of Operations, fighting in five major battles and receiving the Purple Heart for Valor. He married Viola L. Baldwin on July 28, 1946, at South Hutchinson Methodist Church. She died Jan. 19, 1999.
Survivors include: son, Ron Hill and wife Mary, Nickerson; two daughters, Lois Durst and husband LeRoy, Hutchinson, and Jeri Hill-Harder and husband Ken, Claflin; five grandchildren; two step-grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; four step-great-grandchildren; sister, Edna Vedder, Hutchinson; and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by 10 brothers and sisters.
Funeral will be 10 a.m., Wed., March 24, 2010, at Elliott Chapel with Pastor Alan Stambaugh presiding. Burial will be in Penwell-Gabel Cemetery and Mausoleum, Hutchinson, with military honors conducted by Fort Riley Honor Guard. Visitation will be 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Mon. and Tues. with the family to receive friends from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Tues. at Elliott Mortuary. Memorials may be given to Hospice of Reno County or Tenth Avenue United Methodist Church in care of Elliott Mortuary. Please visit www.elliottmortuary.com to leave condolences for the family.
Odus Grant Hill (1876 - 1965)
Florance Ann Brooks Hill (1879 - 1956)
Lois Viola Baldwin Hill (1919 - 1999)
Ronald Gene Hill (1950 - 2014)*
Memorial Park Cemetery
Created by: Phillip H. Pitzer
Record added: Mar 20, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 49958273