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Frank Elser

FARMINGTON – Frank Vernon Elser of Farmington passed away on September 12, 2005, at Mineral Area Regional Medical Center, at the age of 88 years. He was born on January 1, 1917, in St. Francois County, the son of the late Frank Lee and Lilly (Faulkner) Elser.

He is survived by his wife Beulah Elser of Farmington, one son, Chuck Elser of Farmington, three daughters, Vivian Maharas (Robert) of New Boston, MI, Frances Elser of Carleton, MI, Donna Elser-Morris (Dennis) of Clinton, MI, seven grandchildren, Christa Pyatt, Andrew, Ryan and Elizabeth Policht, Michael Maharas, Lisa Brickley (Brian), Nina Laginess (Robert), two great-grandchildren, Derek Brickley and Lucas Laginess. Many other relatives and friends also survive.

Friends may call at the Cozean Memorial Chapel from 5 to 9 p.m. on Thursday, September 15, 2005. Visitation will resume on Friday at 7:30 a.m. A funeral service will be held at the First Free Will Baptist Church of Farmington at 1 p.m. on Friday with the Rev. Roger Hogan officiating. Burial will be at Doe Run Memorial Cemetery. Memorials may be directed to the First Free Will Baptist Church Building Fund, American Heart Association, or American Diabetes Association. Visit for obituary and online condolences.

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