Frank John Magula

Wednesday, March 11, 2020

Frank John Magula, 91, of Shell Knob, passed away, Wednesday, March 4, 2020, at his home.

He was born Dec. 3, 1928, in Kalida, Ohio, the son of Frank John and Anna (Damian) Magula. On Jan 4, 1964, in San Diego, Calif., he was united in marriage to Polly Whitney, who survives. Also surviving are one son, Philip John Magula of Ocean View, Hawaii; one daughter, Julia Elizabeth McNally; four grandchildren, Kenneth McNally, Elizabeth McNally, Katie Magula and Nicole Sherfy; and nine great-grandchildren.

Preceding him in death were his parents; four brothers and five sisters.

He grew up and received his education in Ohio. On Dec. 27, 1950, he joined the U.S. Air Force, serving until Nov. 14, 1954. In 2003, they moved to Shell Knob. He was a member of First Baptist Church in Shell Knob, where he held multiple positions.

Memorial services with military honors were held Saturday, March 7, at First Baptist Church in Shell Knob, under direction of Fohn Funeral Home in Shell Knob. Pastor Bob Gaddis conducted the services.

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