February 3, 1948 – January 6, 2019
Francis Thomas “Frank” Turek of Parker, Colorado, died on Sunday, January 6, 2019. He was born in Rockville Centre, New York on February 3, 1948. Frank was preceded in death by his parents, Francis Joseph Turek and Julia Anne Turek, and by his sister, Teresa Nichols of St. Augustine, FL. Frank graduated from St. Johns University in New York City, New York and served in the United States Air Force from 1971 to 2008. After his service, he spent the next 21 years in the telecom industry, retiring in 2013. In his retirement, Frank enjoyed traveling with his wife, Mary, biking and racing, skiing, golfing, woodworking, doting on his beloved dogs, helping friends and family, and spending time with his loved ones. Frank went above and beyond for his family and always had a smile to offer. He was liked by all that met him. Frank leaves his beloved wife, Mary Turek of 34 years, his son Kevin Turek, daugher-in-law, Tara Turek and grandchildren Nathan and Rylie of Creedmoor, North Carolina. He is also survived by his brother, Joseph Turek of Decatur, Illinois, his sister, Suzanne Peppe of St. Augustine, Florida, and by his nephews, Jesse Horton, Shaun Nichols, Anthony Peppe, and niece, Tery Brouwer. Visitation will be held on Sunday, January 13, 2018 from 1pm until the time of service at 2pm at Olinger Chapel Hill Mortuary at 6601 S. Colorado Blvd., Centennial, CO, 80121.
To leave condolences please visit www.frankturek.info
In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Frank may be made to Dumb Friends League - Denver, Wounded Warrior Project, and https://touchingafricaministries.org/.
- Dumb Friends League-Denver
- Wounded Warrior Project
- Visitation Sunday, January 13, 2019
- Funeral Service Sunday, January 13, 2019
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