Kuehl-Nicolay Funeral Home

1703 Spring St, Paso Robles, CA


John Sherman Frangie

March 5, 1953January 24, 2018

John Frangie was born on March 5, 1953, in Detroit, Michigan to George and Mary Frangie. He grew up in Detroit, Michigan, Covina and Oxnard, California where he graduated from Oxnard High School in 1971.

John worked in the auto industry for 45 years and as an auto dealer since 1984 (Toyota San Luis Obispo).

John will forever be remembered for his warm heart, wonderful smile, sense of humor and helping many in need. He will be dearly missed by his family, friends, and community.

John is survived by his wife Tobe and two sons, Johnny and Nicky, each of Templeton, Ca; three daughters, Rebecca Severson of Gilbert, Az, JessicaFrangie of Oxnard, Ca and Katie Frangie of Paso Robles, Ca. Additionally, he has four grand children, Bodhi and Lily Severson of Gilbert, Az, Jessica Santos of Oxnard, Ca, and Boe Marie of Paso Robles. John also has 5 living siblings; 4 sisters, Anne Gillespie and her husband Dennis of Rancho Bernardo, Ca, Kathy Muckley and her husband Mike of Rancho Bernardo, Ca, Elaine Leohner of Ventura, Ca, and Marie Prestwood and her husband Gil of Temecula, Ca; one brother George Frangie and his wife Marylou of Channel Islands, Ca and 19 nieces & nephews from his side of the Frangie family, and other cousins, nieces and nephews, and many, many friends.

John was preceded in death by his father George Joseph Frangie Sr (11/8/1969), his mother, Mary Elizabeth Frangie (4/30/2002), and his younger brother Thomas Michael Frangie (1/23/2008).

On Friday, 2-9-18, there was a viewing, a Catholic Rosary, and a Catholic Mass , all held at Mission San Luis Obispo de Tolosa , 751 Palm Street, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401.

Private Interment was held on Saturday, February 10, 2018, (12:30 pm), Santa Clara Catholic Cemetery & Mausoleum, (Burial Site of John’s parents and brother Thomas); 2370 N “H” Street, Oxnard, Ca 93030.

Donations in John's honor can be made to the Templeton Recreation Dpt., 599 S. Main St. Templeton, CA 93465, where he loved to support sports programs for children.


  • Committal Service

    Saturday, February 10, 2018


John Sherman Frangie

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Marla Pressler

February 10, 2018

My condolences to the Frangie Family for your loss.
John's kindness will always be remembered.

Michelle Bayliss

February 10, 2018

I am so sorry to hear of Johns passing. God speed John and sending prayers for his family.

The Hoffmann Family

February 7, 2018

Our hearts go out to all of you. Tobe, he was a great friend to many. May you and the children be surrounded by love and compassion. We all hope you know, John was an amazing friend to many. Our family will miss him dearly. You are ALL in our thoughts and prayers.

The Porter's

February 5, 2018

We are very sorry to hear John. He was always such a positive person. We will miss seeing him at the games.

Alison Scherz

February 1, 2018

Tobe, I'm so sorry for your loss. John was such a wonderful, kind man. He was someone you were always glad to see coming your way. It seems like yesterday we were all at JP Andrews on a beautiful spring evening. May you find peace in your joyful memories and many happy times together. Alison


January 31, 2018

Tobe and family, Our heartfelt condolences to you! God bless you and your family and may all the good memories comfort you during this sad time. We love you. Janet, Dennis, Hanna and Jeff.

Alex Ramirez

January 30, 2018

I always remember the good old days at Hal Watkins Chevrolet! May you Rest In Peace.


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