Loretta Dolly LaFrank

Loretta “Dolly” LaFrank, age 90 of Collinsville, IL, born November 24, 1921 in Belleville, IL passed away 10:40 pm on Friday, November 16, 2012 at Eden Village Care Center in Glen Carbon, IL.

Loretta was a homemaker and a member of St. John Evangelical United Church of Christ in Collinsville.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Pete LaFrank, whom she married on September 23, 1944; son, Sam LaFrank; parents, Earl and Lula nee Mutto Blank; and sister, Antoinette Sinder.

She is survived by her daughter, Patricia (Jerry) McChristian of Collinsville; daughter-in-law, Annette nee Tognarelli LaFrank; grandchildren:  Tim McChristian of Maryville; Tom (Richelle) McChristian of Collinsville; Toni (Adam) Geisen of Maryville; Lisa (Chris) Bossetto of Collinsville; Amy LaFrank of Greenville, SC;  eight great grandchildren:  Sam McChristian, Jacob, Peter and Sara McChristian, Jack and Luke Geisen, Sydnee and Hunter Bossetto; nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be from 4pm to 7pm Friday, November 23, 2012 at Barry Wilson Funeral Home, 2800 North Center Street, Maryville, IL.

Funeral service will be 11am Saturday, November 24, 2012 at Barry Wilson Funeral Home with the Rev. Tony Minear officiating.  Burial will be in St. John Cemetery, Collinsville.

Memorials may be made to St. John UCC, 307 West Clay, Collinsville, IL 62234.

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