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Frances Margery "Frankie" Gleason Painter
Birth: May 3, 1923
Fort Benton
Chouteau County
Montana, USA
Death: Sep. 1, 1955
Okemah
Okfuskee County
Oklahoma, USA

The last child and sixth daughter of Gus and Alta Bockenkamp, she was born in 1922. Frankie and her sister were adopted by Charles Edward Gleason and Agnes Stella Mulcahy in the early 1930s. The Bockenkamp family did not get back together (all of them) until Frankie's death in 1955.

The family was traveling in two cars from Washington DC to their new duty station at Fort Sill, Oklahoma. I'm told Daddy turned around when I started crying and wouldn't stop. Mama and Gerry both died in a head-on collision with another car. Two sisters were injured but recovered. The passengers in the other vehicle survived.

Her father said, when told of her death, "she was born on the road (they didn't make it to the hospital) and died on the road." 
 
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 Parents:
  August Gustave Bockenkamp (1881 - 1975)
  Alta Mavis Moody Bockenkamp (1886 - 1925)
 
 Spouse:
  John Harold Painter (1920 - 2002)*
 
 Children:
  Mavis Germaine Painter (1949 - 2006)*
  John Gerard Painter (1951 - 1955)*
  Loretta Celeste Painter (1955 - 1955)*
 
 Siblings:
  Wilhelmina Caroline Bockenkamp Grewe (1907 - 1986)*
  Jeannette Claire Bockenkamp Miller (1910 - 1977)*
  Augusta Mavis Bockenkamp Vance (1913 - 1992)*
  Herman William Bockenkamp (1916 - 2008)*
  Alta Lenore Bockenkamp Hough (1917 - 2001)*
  Frances Margery Gleason Painter (1923 - 1955)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:

Note: Birth Year on marker is incorrect
 
Note: Direct Line Ancestry
 
Burial:
Holyrood Catholic Cemetery
Shoreline
King County
Washington, USA
Plot: Section R, Lot 1110, Site 4
 
Maintained by: TSSJr
Originally Created by: Bonita Olmer
Record added: Mar 26, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 25554776
Frances Margery Frankie <i>Gleason</i> Painter
Added by: Thom Painter
 
Frances Margery Frankie <i>Gleason</i> Painter
Added by: Thom Painter
 
 
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