Francis (Frank) L. Hooley
                                   June 29, 1933 -- April 6, 2019

Francis (Frank) L. Hooley, 85, of Shipshewana, died at 8:55 pm, on
Saturday, April 6, at Parkview LaGrange Hospital. He was born on
June 29, 1933, in LaGrange County, to Roy and Delsie (Hostetler)
Hooley. On July 25, 1953, in Shipshewana, he married Dolores
Nelson; she died May 9, 2015. Surviving are two sons, Brent
(Deanna) Hooley and Brian Hooley both of Shipshewana; one
granddaughter, Shannon (Todd) Kersey; three grandsons, Brandon
(Kristie) Hooley, Ryan (Ashley) Hooley, Nathaniel (Ashly) Hooley; six
great-granddaughters, two great-grandsons; two brothers, Maurice
(Ada) Hooley of LaGrange, Dennis (Hope) Hooley of Sellersburg. He
was preceded in death by his wife and parents. He was a charter
member of the Shipshewana Church of the Nazarene. He worked at
Wolfe Grain and Feed for 19 years, Gehring Industries for eight years
and retired as head custodian from Shipshewana-Scott Elementary
School. He was a Shipshewana volunteer fireman from 1962-1969.
After retirement he took care of the lawns at Westview and
Shipshewana-Scott schools. Frank was an artist who enjoyed
painting and also loved to travel with his wife. He was a faithful fan of
the Indianapolis 500, which he had tickets since 1967 and last
attended in 2016. Visitation will be from 2:00 - 7:00 pm on Thursday,
April 11 at Miller-Stewart Funeral Home, Middlebury, and one hour
prior to the 11:00 am funeral service on Friday, April 12 at
Shipshewana Church of the Nazarene, 2695 North 900 West,
Shipshewana. Services will be conducted by Pastor Francis Warren.
Burial will be in Shore Cemetery, Shipshewana. Memorials may be
given to Shipshewana Church of the Nazarene.  



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Frank (& Dolores) were always so kind and showed a special interest
in me and my family during the years I worked at Westview. I
remember him with affection and respect.
From: Rebekah Short
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To the family of Frank Hooley: My sincere thoughts and prayers to
you Brent & Brian and the family. Frank and Delores were a blessing
to us when we pastored there. Became great friends and enjoyed
them greatly. We have many great memories of our times together.
They were special people to us. I rejoice in the good news they both
now are with Jesus in heaven . I am sure that by now they have met
my Phylis . Brent and Brian I love you guys so much. You pray for me
and I will do the same for you and your family as you journey thru life
without your parents. Then some day when we all will gather around
the throne of Jesus and our families what a glorius day that will be
Your friend in Christ....Clyde Gunn
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