April 19, 2014


Frank J. Reese

ReeseFrankOBIT FLAGFrank J. Reese, 71, of Elyria, passed away suddenly Sunday, December 8, 2013 at EMH Healthcare. He was born March 31, 1942 in Cleveland.

Frank was a graduate of Olmsted Falls High School and attended Las Vegas University. Frank worked for American Airlines for 36 years. He was a United States Air Force veteran. Frank was a 32nd degree mason, volunteered at NASA, American Airlines Vanguard retirees, NOARS radio operator and Alumni of the USAF thunderbirds.

Survivors include his wife of 51 years, Bernice (nee Drahas); daughter, Laura (Michael) Tischler of North Ridgeville; son, Michael (Marcella) of Willowick, Ohio; grandchildren, Marissa and Michael Tischler, Nathan and Madelyn Reese; sister, Phyllis (Wil) Meibuhr of Elyria.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Frank H. and Hildegarde (nee Schulhauser).

The family will receive friends Friday, December 13, 2013 from 5 to 8 P.M. at the Laubenthal-Mercado Funeral Home and Cremation Service, 38475 Chestnut Ridge Rd. (at St. Rt. 57), Elyria, where services will be held at 7:30 P.M. Burial will be private.

In lieu of flowers family suggest donations American Heart Association N.E. Ohio Affiliate, 1689 E. 115th St., Cleveland, OH 44106 or the American Diabetes Association, P.O. Box 11454, Alexandria,VA 22312.

  • KZ14

    Rest in Peace Uncle Frank and watch over Aunt Bernie