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Frank Schirer

December 27, 1930 — December 20, 2015

ROANOKE- Frank E. Schirer, 84, of Roanoke, passed away at 4:30 am on Sunday December 20, 2015 at the Apostolic Christian Home of Roanoke.

He was born in Roanoke on December 27, 1930 a son to John and Violet Wilson Schirer. He married Elaine F. King in Congerville on February 10, 1953. She preceded him in death in 2011.

Surviving are his 3 sons, Steve Schirer, Roanoke; Jim ( Deb) Schirer, Roanoke; Dan (Shelly) Schirer, Silt, CO; daughter-in-law, Lori (Earl) Waughop; 5 grandchildren; and 3 great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; 1 son, Jeff; a grandson, Joey; 3 brothers; and 1 sister.

Frank served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. He was a farmer his whole life and enjoyed farming. He was a member of the Roanoke Legion Post # 463.

He was also a member of the Roanoke Mennonite church where funeral services will be held on Wednesday December 23, 2015 at 2 PM. Visitation will be from 4-7 pm on Tuesday December 22, 2015 at Knapp-Johnson-Harris Funeral Home in Roanoke. Burial will be in Roanoke Twp. Cemetery.

Memorials may be given to The Roanoke Mennonite Church or Apostolic Christian Home of Roanoke. Online condolences may be directed to his family at


DEC 22. 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM (CST)

Knapp-Johnson-Harris Funeral Home
204 West Husseman Street
Roanoke, IL 61561

Funeral Services

DEC 23. 2:00 PM (CST)

Roanoke Mennonite
Roanoke, IL

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