Lonne A Frankl, 61, of Breckenridge, MN, passed away at his residence on Thursday, June 25, 2020. The Memorial Service will be at 3 p.m., Tuesday, July 7, 2020, at Joseph Vertin and Sons Funeral Home, Breckenridge, with a visitation one hour prior to the service at the funeral home. Pastor Mark Manning will be officiating. Burial will be held at Fairview Memorial Gardens, Wahpeton. Arrangements have been entrusted to Joseph Vertin and Sons Funeral Home, Breckenridge.
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Lonne was born in Breckenridge, MN, on January 8, 1959, to Lloyd and Ginny (Lezon) Frankl. He grew up and attended school in Breckenridge. After his formal education, he began helping his father with the family-owned and operated trucking business “Frankl & Sons Trucking.” He continued in this field until his father passed in 1984, after this, Lonne took over the business while owning and operating a few bars in the area. Aside from his trucking business, Lonne was also a popular handyman in the community.
From two separate marriages, Lonne was blessed with seven children.
Throughout the years, Lonne had a passion for tinkering with cars, shop work, going to the casino, occasionally trying his luck at pull tabs, and enjoying trips to the lake.
Lonne will be greatly missed by his children, Jenny (Josh) Bleick of Wahpeton, ND, Jamie (Jodie) Frankl of Velva, ND, Jody (Ryan) Frankl Great Bend, ND, Chad (Madi) Frankl of Moorhead, MN, Casey (Cali) Frankl of Breckenridge, Tyler (Megan) Frankl of Breckenridge, and Raychel (Jared) Bertelson of Hankinson, ND; siblings, Britt (Andrea) Frankl, Kim (Rhonda) Frankl, Carrie (Julie) Frankl, and Corrie Frankl; and 19 grandchildren; and fiancé, Carolyn Ruddy. He was preceded in death by his parents, Lloyd and Ginny, and granddaughter, Alexis Marie.