Frank Muffley, 106 S. 3rd Street, moved to Plymouth from Milford, Ind., when he was 4 years old. Frank, 70, suffered an apparent heart attack at his home on Monday, May 29, 2000, and died at 5:24 p.m. in the St. Joseph Regional Medical Center, Plymouth.
He was born in Milford on March 6, 1930, the son of Earl G. and Catharine L. Shanton Muffley. He graduated from Plymouth High School with the class of 1949.
He served in the United States Army in Korea and on December 22, 1956, in Plymouth, he and Mary R. Beatty were married.
Frank retired as a NIPSCO lineman in 1990 after 28 years of service. He had also been involved through the years as a motorcycle and Volkswagon repairman.
An outdoorsman, he enjoyed fishing, motorcycling and sprint car racing.
He was a former member of V.F.W. Post 1162 and a founding member of the Plymouth Blackhawk Motorcycle Club.
Frank is survived by Mary, his wife of nearly 44 years, two sons, Carl D. and Eric F. Muffley and a daughter, Anne M. Muffley, all of Plymouth. Three granddaughters, Lynne, Erin and Kathryn Muffley, also of Plymouth, survive as well.
A sister, Betty and Eugene Burger, Lorida, Fla., and several nieces and nephews also survive his death.
Frank was preceded in death by his parents, and two sisters, Lucille Rhoades and Doris Weaver.
Friends may visit with his family on Thursday, June 1, 2000, from 4 to 8 p.m. in the Johnson-Danielson Funeral Home, 1100 N. Michigan St., Plymouth, Ind.
The Rev. Robert Schultz will officiate at Frank’s funeral on Friday, June 2, 2000, at 10:30 a.m. in the funeral home.
The VFW, Post 1162, will have special graveside rites in New Oakhill Cemetery, Plymouth.
Memorial gifts in Frank’s memory may be made to the Plymouth E.M.S. or the Marshall County Humane Society.
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