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Frank Galitz - May 21, 2012


Franklin John Galitz II was born in Julesburg Dec. 20, 1943 to Frank Linn John and Mamie L. (Bush) Galitz. He died and entered his eternal life May 21, 2012 in Thornton.

Frank and Sandra L. Peterson were married Jan. 1, 1961 in Crook. Frank and Sandy were blessed with seven children: Franklin John III, Kelly Joe, Lenore Louise, Sandee Lee, twins Ruthanne Lynelle and Susanne Laura and Faith Louanne.

Frank was preceded in death by his wife of 36 years, Sandra, in 1997; twin daughters, Ruthanne and Susanne, in 1972; parents, Frank Linn John (Lynn) and Mamie Galitz; and grandchildren, Amy and Robert Lawson.

He is survived by his sons, Franklin John III (John) Galitz of Lafayette and Kelly and wife Barbara Galitz of Dacono; daughters, Lenore and husband Ted Lawson of Brush, Sandee and husband Craig Minne of Brighton and Faith and husband Chris Davies of Brush; 17 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; sisters, Lynda and husband Dennis Hagemann of Holyoke and Raeann Galitz of Julesburg; many nieces and nephews; and a host of other relatives and friends. Frank will be missed by all who loved him.

Funeral services were held May 24 at the Journey Community Church in Lafayette. Frank’s final resting place was in the Hillside Cemetery in Julesburg beside his wife Sandra, with Pastor Kerry Johnson conducting the graveside service.