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Steven Franek

January 02, 1941 ~ September 24, 2021

Steven Franek, 80, of Vero Beach, FL passed away September 24, 2021 at Sebastian River Medical Center in Sebastian, FL.


He was born January 2, 1941 in East Chicago, Indiana the son of Steve and Mary (Matrinetz) Franek.  He graduated from Edison High School in East Chicago, Indiana and attended Indiana University. 


He worked as an optician and was the owner/operator of Hessville Optical, Whiting Optical and East Chicago Optical.  He also enjoyed woodworking and model trains.


He was a resident of Vero Beach Florida for 16 years moving here from Hammond, Indiana.  He attended the 1st Presbyterian Church of Vero Beach, Florida.


He is survived by his wife, Carmen Franek of Vero Beach, FL;  By two daughters: Gloriann Villalpando and her husband, Moises, of Vero Beach, FL and by Tonya Manning and her husband, Belden, of Sebastian, FL.  He is also survived by two grandchildren, Kayla Manning and Tyler Manning.


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Cherri Bonner

October 10, 2021, 1:55 pm

So sorry for your loss , I know that this is very hard for his wife Carmen and his daughters ,Gloriann and Tonya .Try to focus on the good memories you all had together. He was taken far to soon and so unexpectedly My heartfelt sympathies to all of you . Prayers and love to Carmen ,who was his wife of over 40 years . The Children and Grandkids will miss him and I know with the holidays coming it will be very difficult for all that loved him…. May he Rest In Peace……..Cherri

Char & Bryce

October 10, 2021, 1:59 pm

So sorry for your loss. Covid has been a killer of many loved ones. Sending the family many hugs and prayers.

Gloria Villalpando

October 10, 2021, 2:41 pm

Love and miss you dad.
Our lives will never be the same without you.
My heart is broken.
Fly with the angels.

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