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Obituary for Frank Greer

Frank "Dutch" Andrew Greer, 67, of Tucson, Arizona, and formerly of Chaffee Missouri, passed away Tuesday April 25, 2017 at his home in Tucson. Frank was born to Byrl Theodore and Mary Louise (Schmitt) Greer in Chaffee, Missouri, on February 8, 1950.


Frank was affectionately named "Dutch" by his childhood friends. In his youth he was an altar boy for Saint Ambrose Church in Chaffee, Missouri and a boy scout. He attended Saint Ambrose Grade School and Chaffee High School. He graduated from Southeast Missouri State University with B.S. degrees in English and Philosophy. After graduation, Frank moved to Tucson Arizona to work in his older brother's company, Nelson Greer Painting Contractor, inc., where he was the Contract Specialist.


In his spare time, Frank wrote poetry and prose. He also wrote numerous technical articles for the Painting and Decorating Contractors of America (PDCA).


He is survived by Sharon Kay (Greer) Wylie mother of his two daughters, Jody Greer of Tucson, Arizona and Lauren (Ryan) Terpstra of Lake Oswego, Oregon; three grandchildren, Lily, Violet, and Graham; three sisters, Rosemary (Gary) Glenzy of Lexington Kentucky, Laverne (Bud) Keller of Chaffee, Missouri, and Judy Greer of Columbus, Ohio. He is also survived by numerous nephews and nieces in Arizona, California, Idaho, Texas, Kentucky, and Ohio.


Frank was preceded in death by his parents, his three brothers, John, Nelson, and Paul, and a sister, Hattie.

Services will be held Saturday May 6,2017 at 2pm at
Desert Sunset funeral Home 3081 W Orange Grove Rd, Tucson, AZ 85741
In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the American Cancer Society in Frank's name.
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