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Frank Lee Simmons, 1972 - 2021
Ronald E. “Ron” Schepmann

Frank Lee Simmons, 48, died May 14, 2021, at his home in Claflin, Kansas.  He was born August 31, 1972, in Hoisington, Kansas, the son of Lawrence L. and Evelyn B. (Hofmeister) Simmons.

Frank was a lifelong resident of Claflin and had worked as a landscaper.

He is survived by a companion, Penny Kennedy of the home; son, Zack Gumtau and wife Alisa of the home; daughter, Kelly Simmons of Wichita; sisters, Ruby Simmons of Kansas City, Missouri, and Annebelle Komarek and husband Jason of Kearny, Missouri; and three grandchildren, Jeramiah, James and Nova.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

A Celebration of Life Service will be 10:00 a.m., Saturday, May 22, 2021, at Nicholson-Ricke Funeral Home Chapel, with Pastor Diana Webster presiding. Friends may sign the book at the funeral home, per his wishes, cremation has taken place.  

Memorials may be made to Claflin EMS in care of Nicholson-Ricke Funeral Home, PO Box 146, Hoisington, KS 67544.

Funeral arrangements provided by

Nicholson-Ricke Funeral Home

415 N. Main

Hoisington, KS  67544

Great Bend (Kan.) Tribune, May 16, 2021