Franklin F. Uphoff (1935-1999)

FLANAGAN — Franklin F. Uphoff, 63, of rural Flanagan died at 5:40 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 24, 1999, at St. James Hospital in Pontiac. Born June 14, 1935, in rural Minonk to Frederick B. and Alice Kettwich Uphoff, he married Nancy Falk on Oct. 10, 1957, in Minonk. She survives. Also surviving are two sons, Steven of Lexington and Duane of Round Lake; two daughters, Mrs. Stan (Kathy) Rueger of Bloomington and Mrs. Randy (Jerri) Vogel of Springfield; two brothers, Frederick of Pontiac and John of Minonk; one sister, Fern Schlueter of Minonk; and four grandchildren. He worked for Ruff Brothers Trucking in Long Point for the past 17 years. He was a member of St. Paul’s United Church of Christ in Minonk, where services will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday. The Rev. Faye Buttrick will officiate. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Monday at Folkers-Froelich Memorial Home in Minonk. Burial will be in Minonk Township Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association or to St. James Hospital. (Copyright 1999)

Publication Date: January 25, 1999
Source: Peoria Journal Star (Illinois)