Joy Ann Frank |

Joy Ann Frank

Joy Ann Hueber Frank a longtime resident of Glenwood Springs, went to be with her Lord, Jan. 27, a month after suffering a stroke. She was 85. She was born in Covington, Ky. on Nov. 12, 1925 to John and Dorothy Hueber. She grew up in Cincinnati, Ohio, where she obtained a home economics degree from the University of Cincinnati. Joy and her former husband, Ed, raised their four children, three sons and a daughter in Ohio. She moved to Glenwood Springs 24 years ago to be closer to her two sons who had made their homes in Colorado. She initially lived up Four Mile in the Oak Meadows subdivision then moved to the Holiday House Condominium in town where she lived for many years. Joy took pleasure in gardening, tended flower and vegetable gardens for many years. She also enjoyed painting and produced several watercolor canvasses of flowers. For many years Joy was active in the Glenwood Springs Gardening Club and the local Art Guild. She was a longtime member of St. Stephen’s Catholic Church and enjoyed going to the senior lunches at Colorado Mountain College. Joy was preceded in death by her parents; her sister, Dorothy Vaughan; her brother, John Hueber; and daughter, Angela Frank Michael, who passed on in 1996. Survivors include her sons, Tom (Marlene) Frank of Phoenixville, Pa.; Phil (Jean) Frank of Eagle; and Walter Frank and his wife Nancy Trimmer of Steamboat Springs; grandchildren Justin, Zachary and Carey Frank and Nicole Bligh of Pennsylvania; Kirstin David of Eagle; Roy Michael of Oregon; and many nieces and nephews. A funeral mass is scheduled Friday, Feb. 4, 2 p.m., at St. Stephen’s Catholic Church, Glenwood Springs. Memorial donations may be sent to St. Stephen’s Church or Alpine Home Health & Hospice.

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