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Franklin C. "Frank" Bergquist

January 28, 1940 — February 26, 2023

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Franklin C. "Frank" Bergquist, 83, passed away Sunday, February 26, 2023. Frank was a retired Sgt. First Class in the United States Army. He was the CEO of DAV Thrift stores for over twenty years, and also headed up Operation Stand Down to benefit homeless veterans. In his leisure, he was an avid reader and collector of books as well as a Civil War history buff. Frank was preceded in death by his first wife, Betty Bergquist; parents, John and Mildred Bergquist; son, Clyde Mears, Jr.; and granddaughter, Melissa Kumm. Survivors include his wife, Roni Bergquist; daughter, Debbie Gildhouse (Mike); son, Mike Winters (Julie); brother, John Bergquist; sister, Luella Bergquist; six grandchildren and many great-grandchildren. A Celebration of Life Service will be held at 1:30 pm, Friday, March 3, at West Side United Methodist Church, 1313 W. Lydia, with viewing one hour prior to services. Burial, 1:00 pm, Monday, March 5, at Kansas Veterans Cemetery, 1208 N. College St., Winfield, KS. Share condolences at www.cozine.com. Services by Cozine Memorial Group-Broadway Mortuary.

 

In lieu of flowers, memorials have been established with:

Disabled American Veterans Chapter Four

3015 S. George Washington Blvd.

Wichita, KS  67210

 

West Side United Methodist Church

1313 W. Lydia

Wichita, KS  67213

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Visitation

Friday, March 3, 2023

12:30 - 1:30 pm (Central time)

West Side United Methodist Church

1313 W Lydia St, Wichita, KS 67213

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Celebration of Life

Friday, March 3, 2023

Starts at 1:30 pm (Central time)

West Side United Methodist Church

1313 W Lydia St, Wichita, KS 67213

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Burial

Monday, March 6, 2023

Starts at 1:00 pm (Central time)

Kansas Veterans' Cemetery

1208 N College St, Winfield, KS 67156

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