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Ella Mae Frank

September 5, 1947 — July 20, 2020

Ella Mae Frank age 72 of Detroit Lakes, MN died July 20, 2020 at her residence.

Ella Mae Frank was born September 5, 1947 in Perham, MN to Ernest and Audrey (Craft) Olson. She grew up and attended school in Detroit Lakes, MN. She then attended the Detroit Lakes Vocational and Technical College where she studied nursing. On April 24, 1976 she was united in marriage to Bruce Frank at Zion Lutheran Church in Detroit Lakes, MN. She worked at the St. Mary’s Nursing Center in Detroit Lakes and later in housekeeping at the Detroit Lakes Holiday Inn.

She enjoyed crocheting, knitting, and all animals. She especially loved the time spent with her grandchildren.

She is survived by her husband, Bruce; one son, Stephen (Jennifer) Frank, of Detroit Lakes, MN; two daughters, Susan Frank, of Henning, MN; and Shelley (Jeff) Masteller, of Detroit Lakes, MN; six grandchildren, Zach, Corey, Justin, Kate, Clara, and Olivia; two brothers, Richard (Brenda) Olson, of Detroit Lakes, MN, and Mike (Rachel) Olson, of Perham, MN; two sisters, Maxine Spicer, of Wadena, MN; and Patty (Bob) Sanaker, of New York Mills, MN; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by one brother, Ernest Olson Jr.; three sisters, Sharon Anderson, Marlys Ortlepp, and Becky Swinsen; one niece, Sheila Boit; and her parents.

Funeral Services will be on Friday July 24, 2020; 11:00 a.m. at the Zion Lutheran Church in Detroit Lakes, MN. Visitation will be one hour prior to services at the church. Interment will be in the Oak Grove Cemetery, Detroit Lakes, MN. 

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