Frost Jr., Henry “Hank” Everett, Freeland, Michigan


Passed away on Monday, July 15, 2013 at Stone Crest Assisted Living in Freeland. He was 89 years old. Henry E. Frost, Jr. was born on August 14, 1923 in Saginaw, Michigan to the late Henry E., Sr. and Bertha E. (Hunt) Frost. He married Virginia M. Link on July 20, 1946; she preceded him in death on August 28, 1969. Henry “Hank” later married Alberta J. Bogardus on June 12, 1970; she survives him. He graduated from Midland Senior High School, Class of 1942. He then enlisted in the U.S. Army on November 3, 1942. His training included Aerial Mines, Bomb Reconnaissance School, Parachute School, and Demolition School. During his service, he was a Demolition Specialist. He fought in the Battle of the Bulge and was the sole survivor of a jeep explosion from a land mine. Following his honorable discharge, Henry “Hank” began to work for Michigan Bell PBX Installer; retiring after 32 years of service. In his spare time, he enjoyed golfing, hunting, and fishing. Retiring at age 54, he enjoyed traveling with his wife. Surviving besides his wife, Alberta, are two daughters and a son from his late wife, Virginia: Vicki (William) Lear of Punta Gorda, FL, Valerie Sharkey of Tucson, AZ, and Steve (Terry) Frost of Freeland; five step-children; seven grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Also surviving are many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his older brother, Donald Frost. A Memorial Service will take place on Friday, July 19, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. at the Deisler Funeral Home, 2233 Hemmeter Road (off State). Pastor Ron Fredrick will officiate. Military Honors will follow conducted under the auspices of American Legion Post #439. Honoring his wishes, cremation has taken place. Friends are welcome to visit with the family at the funeral home on Friday, 10:00 a.m. until the time of the service. In lieu of flowers, those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to the Hometown Home Health &Hospice, 230 E. Main St., Midland MI 48640. Please share your thoughts and memories with the family at the funeral home or through www.deislerfuneralhome.com.