James W. Franks

October 12, 1927 - May 9, 2016
Kish Funeral Home
10000 Calumet Ave.
Munster, Indiana 46321
219-924-3333 | Map
Friday 5/13, 2:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Faith Church, Highland, IN
8910 Grace Street
Highland, Indiana 46322
219-838-6231 | Map
Saturday 5/14, 10:00 am
Memory Lane Memorial Park
6305 W. Lincoln Hwy.
Crown Point, Indiana 46307
219-322-2050 | Map
Saturday 5/14, 11:30 am

James W. Franks, age 88, of Munster, IN, passed away on Monday, May 9, 2016. He is survived by his wife, Roseann Franks; children, Jerry (Karen) Franks, Zachary (Katie) Franks, Matthew Lalich and Angelina (Matthew) Tancos; daughter-in-law, Karen Marie Franks; grandchildren, Brett, Tricia, Tammy, Ryan, Gabriella, Peyton, Zachary Jr. and Lourdes; seven great grandchildren; sisters,Continue Reading

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Paul c Behr left a message on May 12, 2016:
Our sympathy to the Franks family on the passing of Jimmy. He was wonderful man and a giant in the auto auction profession. I will remember my fondly him personally & his accomplishments. You are all in our thoughts & prayers.Paul c Behr
Bridget Kennemur Cleghorn left a message on May 12, 2016:
Uncle Jack was a kind, loving, generous man. He was always quick to flash those pearly whites when he would see me coming. As a little girl his auctioneering always amazed me. He would sit me on his knee until my heart was happy and auctioneer. He was patient with me and always made me feel important. I'll miss you Uncle Jack. Your legacy will live on in your family and all you have touched! Your adoring Great Niece Bridget. Prayers for his loving wife, children, and grandchildren love to you all!
Rena Rhodes. Monee Il left a message on May 12, 2016:
My thanks to you and my other friend Jimmy Cotton you two made a great pair and thanks for putting my son Ron on the auction block when he was 16 it started. his life of beeing a auction person
Carol Kappel / CC Rider Transportation Services left a message on May 11, 2016:
Rest in Peace Dear Jim, you will be missed by many. You have always been there to encourage & help others. We will never forget you. Our prayers are with you & your family today & always.
Angie Kennemur left a message on May 11, 2016:
My Uncle Jack (James) was the most optimistic person I have ever or will ever know. He extended his hand to many people and believed anyone could rise from their ashes . He was an example of perseverance and sucess. The greatest thing about him was his love for people and especally for his family. He not only told us, but showed us in so may ways. His legacy will live on! I will miss you, but will see you again...goodbye for now. Your niece , Angie Kennemur
Kish Funeral Home left a message:
Please accept our deepest condolences for your family's loss.
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