2018 02/10 - Seymour Frankel
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Seymour Frankel, 90, of Dix, passed away early Monday morning, Feb. 5, 2018, at Nature Trail Health Care Center, in Mt. Vernon. He graduated from Marshall High School in Chicago, Illinois, and enlisted in the United States Army, serving in the 93rd Airdrome Squadron. He enjoyed collecting coins and vinyl records, and enjoyed shopping, travel, history, cooking, photography, current events, dancing, going out to eat, and his family.

Funeral services for Mr. Frankel will be held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, February 10, 2018, at the Osborn Funeral Home in Dix. Burial will follow at Zion Grove Cemetery. Graveside Military Rites will be accorded by American Legion, Post #141, of Mt. Vernon. Visitation will be held from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Friday, February 9, 2018, at the funeral home. Memorial gifts may be made to the American Legion, Post #141, and will be accepted at the service, or by mail to the Osborn Funeral Home, P.O. Box 130, Dix, Illinois 62830. Online condolences may be made at www.osbornfuneral.com, or on the funeral home's Facebook page.

He is survived by three sons, Ron Frankel of Mt. Vernon, Randy Frankel of Herrin, and Daniel Frankel and wife Marian of Dix; one daughter, Desiree Grasher of Dix; eight grandchildren, Jason and Becky Kaduk, Jennifer and John Yardley, Nicole Grasher, Gabe Frankel, Abby Frankel, and Amy Frankel; six great grandchildren, Kaylee Bowdler, Jasey Bowdler, Jared Kaduk, Ashlynn Kaduk, Vivian Yardley, and Gavin Kaduk; one sister, Rae Feiger; two brothers-in-law, Arnold Schuchman and Phil Rich; and two sisters-in-law, Shy Frankel, and Glenna Schuchman and long time friend Bill Rossow.

He was born in Chicago, on August 5, 1927, the son of Abe and Millie Frankel. On April 26, 1958, in Cicero he married Sheila (Schuchman) Frankel, and she preceded him in death on Dec. 30, 1993. In addition to his wife, Sheila Frankel, he was preceded in death by his parents, one brother, Norm Frankel; one sister, Betty Rich; and one brother-in-law, Norman Schuchman and his mother in law Eva Schuchman.