Homer Lee Frakes


Homer Lee Frakes

Kern County, California, USA
Death 30 Jan 2002 (aged 88)
Los Angeles County, California, USA
Burial California City, Kern County, California, USA
Plot Section 1, Lot 29, Space 4
Memorial ID 10646100 View Source
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Obit: FRAKES, Homer
Author: Don Stowell Date: 2 Jul 2004 1:34 PM GMT
Classification: Obituary
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Posted by East Kern Genealogical Society
Courtesy of Mojave Desert News, California City, Kern, CA

Homer Lee Frakes
California City, CA resident, Homer Lee Frakes, passed away in Lancaster, CA on January 30,2002. He had resided in California City for 35 years. Homer was born ori August 18, 1913 in Taft, CA.
He served in the U.S. Army from March 1944 to December 1945 and earned the American Campaign Medal, Asiatic Pacific Campaign Medal, Philippine Liberation Ribbon with one Bronze Star, Good Conduct Medal, World War II Victory Medal. He was a former commander of the VFW and was a member of the Moose Lodge, Cooties, and HFEA Boat Club. Homer was employed by Hughes Aircraft for many years.
Homer was predeceased by his wife of 44 years in 1987, and his son, James Frakes, in 2001.
He is survived by two grandchildren, and three great-grandchildren, and many loving friends who will miss him dearly.
Services will be held by Pastor Ron Sparks on February 11, with viewing at 10 a.m., and services at 11 a.m. at Stickel Mortuary Chapel in Mojave, CA. Burial will take place at California City Cemetery with the VFW conducting services.
The family asks in lieu of flowers, donations be made to your favorite charity or organization in memory of Homer L. Frakes.
Homer was a wonderful man and a true friend to many lucky people. He will be greatly missed.

Spouse: Mildred R. Rumbley
Father: Howard Curtis Frakes
Mother: Nettie Sussetta Goode

U.S. World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946 Record
about Homer L Frakes
Name: Homer L Frakes
Birth Year: 1913
Race: White, citizen
State: California
County or City: Los Angeles

Enlistment Date: 24 Mar 1944
Enlistment State: California
Enlistment City: Fort Macarthur San Pedro
Branch: No branch assignment
Branch Code: No branch assignment
Grade: Private
Grade Code: Private
Term of Enlistment: Enlistment for the duration of the War or other emergency, plus six months, subject to the discretion of the President or otherwise according to law
Component: Selectees (Enlisted Men)
Source: Civil Life

Education: 3 years of high school
Civil Occupation: Airplane Engine Mechanic or Airplane And Engine Mechanic (Airplane mechanic. ) or Airplane Engine Service Mechanic or Carburetor Specialist
Marital Status: Married
Height: 00
Weight: 000

1920 United States Federal Census
about Homer Frakes
Name: Homer Frakes
Home in 1920: Township 16, Kern, California
Age: 7 years
Estimated birth year: abt 1913
Birthplace: California
Relation to Head of House: Son
Father's name: Howard
Father's Birth Place: Illinois
Mother's name: Nettie
Mother's Birth Place: Kansas
Marital Status: Single
Race: White
Sex: Male
Image: 994
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Household Members: Name Age
Howard Frakes 37
Nettie Frakes 27
Robert Frakes 8
Homer Frakes 7
Lorraine Frakes 2 5/12

1930 United States Federal Census
about Homer L Frakes
Name: Homer L Frakes
Home in 1930: Norwalk, Los Angeles, California
Age: 16
Estimated birth year: abt 1914
Relation to Head of House: Son
Father's name: Howard C
Mother's name: Nettie


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Household Members: Name Age
Howard C Frakes 47
Nettie Frakes 37
Robert D Frakes 18
Homer L Frakes 16
Lorraine Frakes 12
Howard Frakes 9


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