Frank Horak of Simcoe and Blenheim passed away peacefully in Blenheim on Wednesday October 29, 2014 at the age of 82. Frank was the proud father and father-in-law of Mary Ann Horak & Hugh Stonehouse, Carolyn & Russ Johnston, Francis Horak and Randy Dauphin.  He was predeceased by his wife Mary (O’Connor) Horak in 1998 and by his daughter Theresa Dauphin in 2013.  He is survived by his only brother John & Donna Horak of Blenheim, his grandchildren Craig & Amanda Horak, Derek Smyth, Ryan Smyth, Shawn Smyth, Cole Johnston and Kendra Johnston and his great-grandchildren Maya Smyth, Connor Horak and Casey Horak.  He will be remembered fondly by his special friend Doris O’Connor of Simcoe, by his brother-in-law Joe & Fran O’Connor of Windsor, sister-in-law Catherine Ford of Ridgetown and by many nieces and nephews.  Frank retired from International Harvester in Chatham and farmed in Blenheim.  He was a member of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 185 in Blenheim.  Family and friends are invited to visitation at the Blenheim Community Funeral Home on Sunday November 2, 2014 from 2 – 4 & 7 – 9 p.m.  A Funeral Mass for Frank will be held in St. Mary’s Church on Monday November 3, 2014 at 11:00 a.m.  Interment in Evergreen Cemetery.  Friends wishing to remember Frank with a memorial donation are asked to consider the Cancer Society or the Parkinson’s Society.  Online condolences for the family and memorial donations may be left at www.blenheimcommunityfuneralhome.com

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