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 John Francis “Frank” Rush

John Francis “Frank” Rush

Birth
Benedicta, Aroostook County, Maine, USA
Death 11 May 2008 (aged 86)
Olympia, Thurston County, Washington, USA
Burial Tumwater, Thurston County, Washington, USA
Plot Block 66 Row 6 Grave 25
Memorial ID 27206483 · View Source
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Frank F Rush "Frank" died peacefully at home on 11 May 2008. Frank was born to Ralph & Anna Rush in Benedicta, ME 16 Oct 1921, the oldest of 11 children. He graduated from St Bendict High School in 1942 & worked on the family farm until he joined the Army in 1945. Frank was a Staff Sergeant with the Army of Occupation in Germany & later served his country in the Army Reserves & Natrional Guard as a Sergeant Major. Frank & Dottie were married 1 Aug 1953 & had been married for 54 years. Frank was a member of the Knights of Columbus for 68 years & was involved in many activities through Saint Michaels school & church, including many years as a little league coach & organizing the set up of the churches past annual harvest festivals. Frank worked for the Olympia Brewery as a foreman before retiring in 1985 at the age of 64. During his retirement he enjoyed many activities with his friends playing horse shoes, golfing, daily walks at the mall & snow sking until he was 85. He loved working in the yard & enjoyed his big family get-togethers, & rarely missed watching a Mariners or Seahawks game. Many people in the Olympia area knew Frank as the "Mole-Man", & benefited from his unique ability in trapping those pesky moles. Serviving are, his wife, Dottie; his children, Patti, Jim, Debi, Tami & John; 15 grandchildren & 8 great grand children. Frank was preceded in death by his son, Michael. Please join the family for a memorial service to be held at Saint Michael's Church at 12:pm on 23 May 2008. In lieu of flowers Mrs Rush requested that memorial donations be made to Providence SoundHomeCare & Hospice, 3432 Sout Bay Rd NE, Olympia, WA 98509 as their caring service was a great comfort to her & Frank. Internment will be at Calvery Cemetery in Olympia. The Olympian 18 May 2008 pg B2


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  • Created by: ecila
  • Added: 30 May 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 27206483
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John Francis “Frank” Rush (16 Oct 1921–11 May 2008), Find A Grave Memorial no. 27206483, citing Calvary Catholic Cemetery, Tumwater, Thurston County, Washington, USA ; Maintained by ecila (contributor 46978294) .