Frank W. Harrington, Sr.
Frank W. Harrington, Sr. of Glenwood Springs passed away July 21, 2010 at Heritage Park Care Center in Carbondale, he was 87. Frank was born in Hartsel, Colorado to Ralph and Frances Harrington.
Frank grew up on the family ranch east of Fairplay and served in the Army during World War II. While stationed in Mississippi, Frank met Ethel Blocker, they married in 1944 and moved back to the Ranch after he was discharged from the Army in 1946, they had three children. Frank sold the Ranch in 1953 and moved to Glenwood Springs. Frank worked for the Garfield County Assessor’s office for several years before becoming a surveyor; he worked for Scarrow and Walker, Inc. They bought the Dairy Kreme in 1975 and operated it until 1982, when the Dairy Kreme was sold and Frank and Ethel were divorced. Frank then went back to work at the Assessor’s office until he retired. He met and married Gladys Stults in 1983 and they joined Sonlight Foursquare Church, were Frank served faithfully on the church council for many years.
Frank is survived by his wife, Gladys Harrington; daughter, Margaret Neil (Bill); son Frank Harrington (Cathryn); stepson, Chris Sutley (Joann); stepdaughter Stephanie Wallace (Brett); twelve grandchildren and thirteen great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents and his daughter, Marcia Carlyle.
Church services will be held Thursday, July 29th at 10:00 a.m. at Sonlight Foursquare Church, 355 Mitchell Creek Road in West Glenwood Springs with burial to follow at Evergreen Cemetery in Carbondale, at 8th Street and Village Road. Pastor Bernie Masimer officiating.
Donations may be made in Frank’s name to Foursquare Missions C/O Sonlight Foursquare Church 355 CR 132, Glenwood Springs, CO 81601.
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