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Gertraud Elisabeth Frank

Gertraud Elisabeth Frank
July 22, 1938 - June 11, 2018

Gertraud Elisabeth Frank, 79 years old, Wichita Falls, TX passed away Monday afternoon 11 June 2018 at home after a long struggle with her health surrounded by her family.

She was born to Fritz and Elisabeth Loose Ziegenhagen in Brandenburg Havel on July 22 1938. She was married to Karl Frank on August 29th 1964 who passed away in January 1995.

Growing up near Berlin, she wasn’t able to finish school because of World War II and the devastation that remained, but she took some nursing classes and was able to work as a Nurse in the hospital in Geislingen. Her passion was helping people.
She continuously helped her family in East Germany by sending care packages and visiting them whenever she could.

She is survived by one Daughter Gaby Gertraud Lockhart married to Tim Lockhart and has 2 grand children Timmy and Stephanie Lockhart. Her family in Germany includes one brother Gerhard that passed away in 2000 and is survived by Rainer, Sigrid and Helgrid and her Stepmother Ruth.

Gertraud continually helped families in need and was always here for her daughter Gaby. She became very sick in 1994 and needed someone to take care of her, after her husbands death her Gaby became her Caregiver. Gaby and her husband Tim took care of her for over 23 years and she moved to the USA in August of 2006 to be with them. She enjoyed her Grand kids Timmy and Stephanie.

A graveside service will be held at Rosemont Cemetery in Wichita Falls, TX Wednesday, June 13, 2018 at 1:30 p.m.