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Francis J. "Frank" RastetterJuly 2, 1923 ~ September 24, 2017 (age 94)
Francis J. "Frank" Rastetter, age 94, life long resident of Alexandria, passed away on Sunday, September 24, 2017, at his residence surrounded by his loving wife and children. Frank was born on July 2, 1923, to Joseph and Theresa (Rihm) Rastetter. On May 5, 1962, he married the love of his life Janet (Bradford) Rastetter. He served his country in the US Navy during WW II on the U.S.S. Benjamin Franklin. Frank retired from Indiana Gas Company in 1988 after 39 years of service. He was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church of Alexandria and a the K. of C. of Anderson where he was a 4th Degree Knight.
Frank is survived by his loving Wife, of 55 years, Janet (Bradford) Rastetter of Alexandria, Son, Joseph "Joe" Rastetter of Alexandria, two Daughters, Anne (Guy) Wable of Lapel and Mary Lyell of Alexandria, four Grandsons, Joey and Tom Rastetter, Levi and Nick Wable, two Great Grandchildren, Lee & Emma, Several nieces & nephews
Frank was preceded in death by his Parents, Sister, Theresa Gall, Son in Law, Paul Lyell, three Brothers, Herman, William, and Joseph Rastetter.
Funeral Mass will be at 10:00 am Thursday, September 28, 2017, at St. Mary's Catholic Church, Alexandria, with Father Dan Duff officiating. Burial will follow in St. Joseph Cemetery in Elwood with the US Navy conducting military graveside services.
Visitation will be Wednesday, September 27, 2017, from 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm, with a Rosary Recited at 7:00 PM at Dunnichay Funeral Home, in Elwood and 1 hour prior to the funeral mass on Thursday at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Alexandria.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be given to St. Mary's School of Alexandria.