Shirley Jane Frank


(Mar. 17, 2001)

Shirley Jane Frank, 60, of Fort Collins, Colo., died March 17 at the Poudre Valley Hospital.

Mass of Christian burial was held March 20 at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Fort Collins.

Shirley was born May 31, 1940 in Billings and grew up in Meeteetse and Cody.

She was the daughter of Melvin Lovercheck and Eva Knight Lovercheck.

She was a graduate of Cody High School and Montana State University in 1960 as a registered nurse.

She was married to Ronn Frank on Sept. 15, 1962 in Cody.

Shirley worked at a doctor's office in Bozeman, Mont., before moving to Fort Collins, where she was a devoted mother and volunteer. She was a volunteer for the Poudre Valley Hospital, a member of the Jaycettes, LaSertoma, National Honor Society, Job's Daughters and St. Joseph Catholic Church.

Her greatest love was her family and grandchildren. Her grandchildren called her "Grandma Shirley" and cherished "Grandma kisses" and grandma's candy drawer.

She loved reading, gardening, camping, traveling, football and her cats. Her cooking was savored by everyone.

She is survived by daughters Cindy Brokman and husband Dave and their twin daughters Delaney and Madisa; Tracey Frank; and Tamy Ingram and husband Monte and children Colton and Kennedi; sister Melva Jean Harris and husband Dick; mother-in-law and father-in-law I.J. and Lola Frank of Powell; several aunts and uncles and numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents and brother Dick.