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Francis “Frank” Mondor 01/16/2022

Francis “Frank” Mondor 01/16/2022

Francis “Frank” Mondor, age 81, of Somerset, WI, passed away Sunday, January 16, 2022 at his home. Francis was born the son of Adelma and Delima (Germain) Mondor on July 9, 1940 in New Richmond. He grew up and graduated in New Richmond with the class of 1958. Francis joined the US Navy and served 4 years. Upon completing his service, Frank purchased what would become the family farm near Somerset. He married Joyce Demulling on August 24, 1963 and they were blessed with 6 children. Francis farmed and worked as a welder at Doboy for a short time before going to work as a machinist at 3M, retiring in 1997. After 42 beautiful years of marriage, Joyce passed away on January 28, 2006. On March 2, 2007, he married Robbie Hokenson. They enjoyed almost 15 wonderful years together. Francis was a kind and loving husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather. He was known as a prankster and enjoyed many good laughs. His hobbies included hunting, camping, fishing and playing cards. He liked to take trips to the casino, tend to his garden, and work on the farm. Frank also enjoyed woodworking, traveling and watching the Packers.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Adelma and Delima Mondor; wife, Joyce Mondor; step-sons, Donald Hokenson, Glenn Hokenson; siblings, Clifford (Ruth and Gloria) Mondor, Vivian (Clarence) Mendel, Doris (Ed) Riopell, Wally Mondor, Iris (Ray) Gramke, Joe Mondor, Joyce Mondor (wife of Jim), Mary Mondor (wife of Ralph). Francis is survived by his wife, Robbie Mondor; children, Michelle (Tim) Lomnes, Renee (Jeremy) Tolzman, Lisa (Dan) Gareis, Dan Mondor, Becky (Simon) Albrecht, Larry (Amanda) Mondor; step-son, Gary (Carol) Hokenson; step daughter-in-law, Linda Hokenson; grandchildren, Mike, Desiree (Brandon), Mac, Tyler (Carlee), Christi (Ryan), Chelsey, Tori (Ethan), Alexis, Alena, Brandon, Brianna; step-grandchildren, Kari Lynn (Tom), Eric (Laura), Andy (Lori), Alex, Lindsay (Jahmel); and 16 great grandchildren; siblings, Bernard (Annette) Mondor, Jim Mondor, Ralph Mondor, Shirley (Wayne) Thompson, Mary Mondor (wife of Wally), Mary Mondor (wife of Joe); and many nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Memorial Visitation was held on Thursday, January 20, 2022 from 4-8 pm at Bakken-Young Funeral & Cremation Services 728 S Knowles Avenue New Richmond, WI and on Friday from 10-11 am at the church. Memorial Mass of Christian Burial was on Friday, January 21, 2022 at 11 am at St. Anne’s Catholic Church 141 Church Hill Road Somerset, WI 54025 and streamed live through the link just below this obituary. Interment was in St. Anne’s Cemetery.  A luncheon followed the committal in the church fellowship hall.  Arrangements are with Bakken-Young Funeral & Cremation Services.

Click here to watch the recording Francis’ funeral Mass

 

10 Comments

  • Diane OLeary Posted January 18, 2022 6:05 am

    My thoughts and prayers are with you and yours, God received another beautiful Angel, may your dear father rest in peace.

  • Joel and Kim Anez Posted January 18, 2022 8:06 am

    We are so very sad to learn of Francis’ passing. We played cards together for years. He was someone who could be counted on to always play at our house, no matter the poker game. He was sharp, kind, and funny.

    Our deepest sympathies to his wife and family. He was a great guy.

  • Joy Langer Posted January 18, 2022 10:11 am

    Our thoughts & prayers are with you and your family. May you find strength in God’s grace & support today & every day going forward!

  • Jon Perry Posted January 18, 2022 3:03 pm

    My Prayers are with you and your family during this time of loss.

  • Ken Parent Posted January 18, 2022 7:42 pm

    Great guy enjoyed every time I stop over

  • Barb Meyers Posted January 19, 2022 10:52 am

    My heart goes out to you for the loss of your Dad. Thinking of you and wishing you moments of peace and comfort as you remember him.

  • Patricia Maciaszek Posted January 19, 2022 11:55 pm

    I’m a relative Patty (Plum) Maciaszek my mom Esther Kloetzke was Joyce Miondors aunt my mom & Hilda we’re sister’s. Many fond memories of Francis & Joyce Peace be with them both, And to the family.

  • Cindy Koch Posted January 20, 2022 10:09 am

    Michelle, my thoughts and prayers go out to you and your family during the difficult days ahead. Hope you are able to find peace and comfort in all the memories you made with your Dad. I am sorry for your loss.

  • Jen & Michael Hecht “Jenny Hansen” Posted January 20, 2022 2:48 pm

    So sorry to hear your dad passed. He sure made some special memories with everyone before the good lord took him home.
    Praying the times of laughter and Texas Hold’em last forever
    God Bless
    Jen & Michael

  • Pamela Simonet Posted January 24, 2022 3:50 pm

    I’m so sorry about your father. My sympathies on your loss. Thank you for sharing the beautiful funeral online. I thought Danny’s words were so spot on and heartfelt. Sending my love to you all.

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