William Frank Girrulat, Sr., 78, of Pana passed away Tuesday, February 11, 2020 in Pana Community Hospital.
He was born August 26, 1941 to the late Eric and Gloria G. (Rohr) Girrulat. He married Gloria Mary Eskeitz on August 26, 1961 in Taylorville and she survives.
Frank worked at Firestone for over 30 years before retiring. He enjoyed fishing and gardening but above everything else were his children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren of which he loved each generation a little more.
Along with his wife, Frank is survived by his children: Patty Keeling, Assumption, Ill., and Frankie Girrulat, Rosamond, Ill.; grandchildren: David Keeling (Ashley Dial), Randi Keeling, Kevin (Ashley) Keeling, Echo Girrulat, Breanna Girrulat; great-grandsons; Dawson, Eric, and Conner Keeling, Jayden, Ryan, and Jackson Keeling, Henry and Clyde Keeling, and Wade Reisner; siblings: Joseph (Shelby) Girrulat, Pana, Ill. and Linda Pollard, Shelbyville, Ill.
He was preceded by his daughter, Tammy Lynn Girrulat, grandson Wesley Keeling, and son-in-law Darwin Glen Keeling.
Per Frank’s wishes, cremation rites have been accorded and a Celebration of Life Service will be held at a later date.
McCracken-Dean Funeral Home is assisting the family. www.mdfh.com