Andrew George Frankovic

Andrew George Frankovic, 99, of Harrisburg, Pa., passed away Feb. 7, 2014. He was a retired employee of the Department of Health, Education and Welfare. Andrew was born in Washoe, on Oct 29, 1914.  He graduated from Carbon County High School in Red Lodge, Class of 1933. 

After graduation, he worked various jobs and for the NYA, the youth branch of the WPA.  In Nov. 1936, Andy was offered a job in Washington, D.C. after passing the state Civil Service exam.  He served in the D.C. National Guard.  In 1940, he graduated from Columbus University and was assigned to the Bureau of Auditing.  He was transferred to Harrisburg, Pa., where he met Agnes Berk.  They were married on Feb. 26, 1946 in Harrisburg.  Agnes passed away in June 2003. Andy was inducted into the Army in Sept. 1943.  He shipped out to New Guinea, the Philippines and finally to Kyoto, Japan.  While in the Pacific, he was able to meet up with his brother, Rudie in Leyte, Philippines.  He was discharged in Jan 1946. Andy and Agnes made their home in Harrisburg and on Cape Cod. 

He was an avid fisherman and enjoyed returning to Red Lodge, and Buffalo, Wyo., to fish and to see family in Billings, and Spokane, Wash. Andrew was a member of the American Legion, 4th Degree Knights of Columbus; past Faithful Navigator and the Izaak Walton League.

He is survived by his brother, Rudie Frankovic, 93, of Buffalo, Wyo., and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, Sofie and John Frankovic and ten siblings. Services will be held at St. Margaret Mary Alacoque Church in Harrisburg at a later date. Arrangements by Gilbert L. Daily Funeral Home, Harrisburg, PA (717)-233-1933.  

Upcoming Events

  • Friday, December 15, 2017 - 7:00pm
    Rock Creek Group meets Tuesdays and Saturdays at 8 a.m. and Wednesdays and Fridays at 7 p.m. at Calvary Church, 9 N Villard, Red Lodge.
  • Saturday, December 16, 2017 - 8:00am
    Rock Creek Group meets Tuesdays and Saturdays at 8 a.m. and Wednesdays and Fridays at 7 p.m. at Calvary Church, 9 N Villard, Red Lodge.
  • Saturday, December 16, 2017 - 10:00am
    An Overeaters Anonymous group will meet every Saturday at 10 a.m. at the Grace Fellowship Church, Absarokee.
  • Sunday, December 17, 2017 - 1:00pm
    Take a break from your holiday shopping and spend your afternoon playing bingo! Come out, join the fun, and celebrate the holidays on Sunday afternoon for Bingo to help the homeless pets of Carbon County. Be there for Beartooth Humane Alliance Bingo, Dec. 17, from 1 p.m. - 4 p.m., at the Red Lodge Elks Club
  • Sunday, December 17, 2017 - 4:00pm
    Red Lodge Dance Group looking for new members. Beginners very welcome. Need not be a couple, Dec. 17, from 4 p.m. - 6 p.m., at Roosevelt Middle School Cafeteria.
  • Monday, December 18, 2017 - 12:00pm
    The Red Lodge Community Blood Drive will be held Dec. 18 at St. Agnes Catholic Church.  Appointments are offered from 12 noon - 5 p.m. and can be made online at www.bloodhero.com. Walk-ins are also accepted if time allows. Contact Christie at (406) 210-8678 for questions or to make an appointment.