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Frank Joseph Mushalik
Birth: Apr. 28, 1910
Multnomah County
Oregon, USA
Death: Sep. 15, 1994
San Rafael
Marin County
California, USA

My father.

Frank Joseph Mushalik and Doris Leila Stroop were married on 4 May 1935 in Cristobal, Canal Zone, Panama - Panama Canal Commission, License #8838

Frank was born Frank Joseph Muschalik on 28 Apr 1910, at home, at 65 Mason Street, Portland, Multnomah, Oregon. Although he wasn't officially on the 1910 U. S. Census, the enumeration date of 20 Apr 1910 was eight days before his birth.

He shows on the 1920 U. S. Census for Portland, Multnomah, Oregon, on 6 Jan 1920. His name shows as "Frank Muschalik".

He shows on the 1930 U. S. Census for the U.S. Naval Station, Yerba Buena Island, San Francisco, San Francisco Co., California, on 4 Apr 1930. His name shows as "Frank J. Mushalik".

He shows on the 1940 U. S. Census for Colon Naval Radio Reservation, Cristobal, Panama Canal Zone, on 1 Apr 1940, along with wife, Doris L. Mushalik. His name shows as "Frank J. Mushalik".

Frank Joseph Mushalik died in Kaiser Hospital, San Rafael, Marin, California, on 15 Sep 1994; he was 84. His remains were cremated. On 5 Dec 1994, his ashes were scattered at sea by the U.S. Navy near Okinawa, Japan.

The spelling of Frank's last name was changed when he joined the U. S. Navy in 1926. They made a mistake and processed all his papers without the "C". Frank did not point out the mistake and started using the new spelling. It is thought that he probably did not want to "make waves" (pun intended) because he had lied about his age when he joined, saying he was 17. However, he was only 16. He had his mother sign a paper indicating he was 17.

At age 14, before he joined the Navy, he joined a carnival where he was a "shill". He would pretend to be a customer, win a prize at one of the games to show how easy it was, and then take the prize "backstage" and go do it again!
Family links: 
  Richard Franciskus (Frank) Muschalik (1873 - 1939)
  Katharine Byrns Pessara Muschalik (1870 - 1956)
  Doris Leila Stroop Mushalik (1913 - 1984)
  Lindy Lois Mushalik Bell (1945 - 2012)*
  Helen A. Muschalik (1893 - 1904)*
  Walther Henry Muschalik (1894 - 1894)*
  Matilda Emma Muschalik Annas (1895 - 1987)*
  Richard Frank Muschalik (1897 - 1975)*
  Paul Otto Muschalik (1899 - 1980)*
  Catherine Olga Muschalik Collison (1901 - 1977)*
  Philip August Mushalik (1903 - 1966)*
  Marie Martha Muschalik La Chance (1905 - 1970)*
  John Jacob Muschalik (1908 - 1967)*
  Frank Joseph Mushalik (1910 - 1994)
*Calculated relationship
Cremated, Ashes scattered at sea.
Specifically: Ashes were scattered by the Navy in accordance with Dad's wishes. Position and pictures will be added later.
Created by: Kaye
Record added: Nov 23, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 44700935
Frank Joseph Mushalik
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Frank Joseph Mushalik
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Frank Joseph Mushalik
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Thinking of you. Added new photos. Loves ya mushly,
- Kaye
 Added: Nov. 2, 2014
Dear Dad, Thank you for your long service to our country. Miss you very much! Love, your daughter, Kaye
- Kaye
 Added: Nov. 23, 2009
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