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Frank Dean Spink

March 26, 1946 ~ January 23, 2017 (age 70)
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Frank Dean Spink, Plainfield, Indiana passed away Monday, January 23 at his home. Frank was preceded in death by his beloved wife Judith Ann (Scott) Spink.  He was a loving husband, father, Grandfather, brother, uncle and friend to all.  Frank was a Decorated Veteran of the Vietnam War where he earned several medals, among them the Purple Heart and the Silver Star.  He was presented the belated Silver Star Medal in 2012 for his brave actions on June 13, 1968.  The discipline and patriotism he learned in the Army never left him, as friends and family will attest. When he returned from Vietnam, he resumed a more normal life with his wife.  They welcomed children in 1969 and 1972.  After the children were older Judith returned to work and he became a stay-at-home father, which was a trailblazing occupation in the 70’s.  He applied the organization skills honed in the Army to run a clean and efficient household.  The family requests memorial donations be made to Gleaners Food Bank in Indianapolis in lieu of flowers.  https://www.gleaners.org  3737 Waldemere Ave. Indianapolis, IN 46241.  Burial is private. The family invites you to gather and share your memories of Frank, Saturday, March 25, 2017, at the Plainfield Recreation Center, Room 139A, 651 Vestal Rd, Plainfield, IN 46168 from 2:00PM - 4:00PM.

 


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