Posted in the Parker Chronicle on 1/11/2019

Francis Thomas “Frank” Turek of Parker, Colorado, died on Sunday, January 6, 2019. He was born in Rockville Centre, New York on February 3, 1948. Frank was preceded in death by his parents, Francis Joseph Turek and Julia Anne Turek, and by his sister, Teresa Nichols of St. Augustine, FL. Frank graduated from Eastern Illinois University with a bachelor's in math and a masters from Webster University in management. Frank served in the United States Air Force from 1971 to 2008. After his service, he spent the next 21 years in the telecom industry, retiring in 2013. In his retirement, Frank enjoyed traveling with his wife, Mary, biking and racing, skiing, golfing, woodworking, doting on his beloved dogs, helping friends and family, and spending time with his loved ones. Frank went above and beyond for his family and always had a smile to offer. He was liked by all that met him.

Frank leaves his beloved wife, Mary Turek of 34 years, his son Kevin Turek, daugher-in-law, Tara Turek and grandchildren Nathan and Rylie of Creedmoor, North Carolina. He is also survived by his brother, Joseph Turek of Decatur, Illinois, his sister, Suzanne Peppe of St. Augustine, Florida, and by his nephews, Jesse Horton, Shaun Nichols, Anthony Peppe, and niece, Tery Brouwer.

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In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Frank may be made to Dumb Friends League - Denver, Wounded Warrior Project, and