Dan Frick, son of Herman L. and Isabel Brown Frick, was born in Jonesboro, Ill., on July 11, 1897 and passed away at the Union County Hospital on May 1, 1973, after an extended illness. On June 21, 1918, he was united in marriage to Doris Ferrell, and in this union four sons and nine daughters were born. He was preceded in death by his daughter Vivian Frick Ellis.
Dan farmed in and around Union County as long as health permitted. About two years ago he accepted Jesus Christ as his savior in his home.
He is survived by his wife, Doris from Jonesboro, four sons Kenneth, Herman and Bon, all from Jonesboro, and Don from Creve Cour Ill., eight daughters, Mrs. Pauline Bittle, Mrs. Jean Graham, and Mrs Marilyn Vancil, all from Anna. Mrs. Anita Bittle and Mrs. Sue Choate, both from Jonesboro., Mrs Martha Wiley and Mrs. Pat Farris, both from East Peoria Ill., and Mrs. Janice Appel (note: obit listed as Wiley) from Peoria Ill., three sisters, Mrs. Clyde Turner from Jonesboro, Mrs Virginia Simon from Chicago and Mrs Myrtle Haynes from Mt. Vernon Ill., one brother, Homer Frick from Jonesboro, 35 grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren.
Funeral services were held at 1:30 pm, Thursday, May 2, in the chapel of Norris and Son Funeral Home, with Rev. R.M. Stovall officiating. Interment was in the Jonesboro Cemetery.
Norris and Son Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
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From the National Archives: World War 1 Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918 record for Dan Frick
Serial No. 156
Dan Frick Jonesboro, Ill., Age 21, D.O.B. July 11, 1897, Son of Herman L. Frick from near Jonesboro, IL., Doris L Frick, Jonesboro, IL. and signed by Dan Frick (note: very good handwriting on sig.)
Signed by a Jno B. Jackson August 1915 Union County Local Board Anna National Bank, Anna, IL.