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Obituary of Frank E. Spikings

Chicago Tribune (IL) - February 05, 1962

Frank E. Spikings, beloved husband of the late Mabel; brother of Florence M. Brown, William R., Richard Y., and the late Alice Ropp. Services Wednesday, February 7, 1:30 p.m., at Olson Funeral Home, 6467-73 North Northwest Highway. Interment Bohemian National. Member of Myrtle lodge, No. 795, A. F. & A. M.; Irving Park chapter, No. 195, R. A. M.; St. Elmo commandry, No. 65, K. T., and Egypt Shrine, Tampa, Fla. SP 4-3333.


Chicago Tribune (IL) - February 05, 1962

Services for Frank E. Spikings, 80, of 1272 Cora av., Des Plaines, veteran float and floral display designer, will be held at 1:30 p.m., Wednesday, in the chapel at 6467 Northwest hwy. Mr. Spikings died Saturday in Holy Family hospital. He had been a float designer 40 years and headed F. E. Spikings & Company, 2341 N. Kimball av. He worked on many of the floats used in the annual Chicago Christmas parade and had designed floats for use thruout the United States, Canada, and Cuba. He is survived by a sister and two brothers.


Obituary of Mabel L. Spikings

Chicago Tribune (IL) - August 05, 1947 headstone

Mabel L. Spikings, beloved wife of Frank E., mother of Paul and Wayne Carpenter, grandmother of Robert, daughter of Daisy Ball, sister of Lloyd and La Rue Hopkins, Bulah Le Beda, and Frances Cowen. Resting at funeral home, 4332 Elston avenue. Services Thursday, Aug. 7, 1:30 p.m. Member of Theodosia chapter, No. 182, O. E. S.