Obituary : Pastor Jeffrey Frakes dies

By | June 17, 2015
ELLINWOOD -He was not only known by members of the church he served in Ellinwood, but also to listeners of the “Word” radio program each Sunday morning on 1590 KVGB radio in Great Bend.
Pastor Jeffrey Frakes host of the program always brought a message of inspiration and hope.
Pastor Frakes, 47, passed away Saturday at his home in Ellinwood after a two year battle with cancer.
Even while going through chemotherapy treatments, Pastor Frakes continued his radio program up until three weeks ago. He also continued his service to his congregation at St. John Lutheran Church in Ellinwood where he had been the minister for the past 8-years.
For the past two years, he had also served as the Pastor for Grace Lutheran Church in Lyons.
He is survived by his wife Mary and daughters Elizabeth, Sarah and Emily. A fund for the family has been set up at Sunflower Bank.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 10:00 a.m. at St. John Lutheran Church in Ellinwood.

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