HOLGATE -- On October 17, 2012, Frank Vantrease passed away suddenly at the age of 84.
He was the loving father to his daughter and son-in-law, Ron and Jeri Hoellrich; and husband of Ellen Vantrease (deceased).
Frank was a Korean War veteran and a graduate of the University of Michigan. After college, he devoted his love for metals and machines to the Ford Motor Company for 35 years. Since his retirement 19 years ago, he has enjoyed spending time with his family and friends, traveling, reading, shopping for others, and attending sporting events at Anthony Wayne High School.
Contributions in memory of Frank Vantrease may be made to Anthony Wayne Schools Spirit of Giving or to the Anthony Wayne Athletics department. Funeral arrangements were in care of Rodenberger Funeral Home, Napoleon, Ohio.