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Donald Jerome FROST, Sr.

Male 1924 - 2014  (90 years)


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  • Name Donald Jerome FROST 
    Suffix Sr. 
    Born 14 May 1924  Racine, Racine County, WI Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 10 Aug 2014  Mayo Clinic Hospital, Phoenix, Maricopa County, AZ Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Hansens Desert Hills Memorial Park & Mortuary, Scottsdale, Maricopa County, AZ Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • (1) Obituary, The Arizona Republic, August 12, 2014, p. A9:

      Frost, Donald J.

      Donald J. Frost, age 90 died August 10, 2014 at Mayo Clinic Hospital Phoenix, Arizona. Don was born May 14,1924 in Racine, Wisconsin, son of Elsie (Christensen) and Carl Frost. He graduated from Racine Park High School in 1942. Don served in the Army during World War II. He married Shirley Gladyes on September 3, 1949 at Our Saviors Lutheran Church in Racine, Wisconsin. Don worked his entire career for Modine Manufacturing in Racine. He started as a draftsman and moved on to become a Design Engineer. He holds many patents on products that Modine still manufactures today. Don was an inventor and designer. He designed their home in Racine, and the two homes they owned in Phoenix. Don also invented the Jiffy-Railer an accessory for model railroaders. Don was a member of La Casa De Cristo Lutheran Church of Scottsdale, Arizona. Don is survived by his son Don Jr. and his wife Lisa of Watertown, Wisconsin and daughter Janet Kolepp and her husband of Bethlehem, Pennsylvania; grandchildren Christie (Frost) Vick and husband Dan, Carlie (Frost) Perry and husband Adam, Carl Kolepp and Katie Kolepp; sister- in-law Betsy Ann Frost; niece Kristin (Frost) Hill and husband Rocky; nephew Rusty Gladyes and wife Joyce, LeRoy Mohrbacher and wife Julie, Jamie (Mohrbacher) Doe and her husband Lynn, and Melissa Mohrbacher, Kim (Mohrbacher) Meekma; and very special neighbors Mary and Kevin Scannell. Don was preceded in death by his wife Shirley on February 8, 2013; and also his parents and brother Richard. Funeral services will be held at 11 AM, Wednesday, August 13, 2014, La Casa de Cristo Lutheran Church, 6300 E. Bell Rd., Scottsdale, AZ 85254. Memorials may be made to the church. Please visit www.hansenmortuary.com to place online condolences.

      (2) www.findagrave.com:

      Donald J. Frost
      Birth: May 14, 1924, Racine, Racine County, Wisconsin, USA
      Death: Aug. 10, 2014, Phoenix, Maricopa County, Arizona, USA

      Family links: Spouse: Shirley J. Frost (1930 - 2013)

      Burial: Hansens Desert Hills Memorial Park & Mortuary, Scottsdale, Maricopa County, Arizona, USA
      Plot: Mausoleum - Center, Outer West
      GPS (lat/lon): 33.64147, -111.94089

      Created by: H.George
      Record added: Aug 12, 2013
      Find A Grave Memorial# 115359372
    Person ID I36178  Frost, Gilchrist and Related Families
    Last Modified 29 May 2018 

    Father Carl Nielsen FROST,   b. 23 Mar 1890, Als, Denmark Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Jun 1987, Racine, Racine County, WI Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 97 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Elsie A. M. CHRISTENSEN,   b. 16 Oct 1892, Denmark Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Aug 1975, Racine, Racine County, WI Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 16 Oct 1917  Racine, Racine County, WI Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F15640  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Shirley GLADYES,   b. 19 Jan 1930, Racine, Racine County, WI Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Feb 2013  (Age 83 years) 
    Married 3 Sep 1949  Our Saviors Lutheran Church, Racine, Racine County, WI Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 29 May 2018 13:23:14 
    Family ID F15641  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart