Frank L. Marik, 85, of Grand Island died Saturday, December 25, 2021.
He was a member of St. Leo’s Catholic Church.
Due to the pandemic, there will be no visitation. Graveside services will be at Saint John’s Nepomucene Cemetery in Howells, NE at a later date.
Frank was born to Frank J. and Lillian Marik on June 26, 1936, in Howells, Nebraska. After graduating from Howells High School in 1954, he joined the U.S. Army in 1955 and was stationed in Kaiserslautern, Germany.
In 1958 Frank was united in marriage to Kathryn (Kay) Ritzdorf.
While living in Howells, he was employed by Farmers Union Hardware and then worked for Fiala Chevrolet and Buick for 11 years. In 1973, Frank and Kay moved to Grand Island where Frank was employed by the Carl A. Anderson Co. and then Anderson Auto Parts until he retired in 2020.
Frank is survived by Kathryn, his wife of 63 years, brother-in-law; David Ritzdorf and nieces; Deb (Alan) Schroeder, Pam Staples, Kathy (Kent) Meyer, Cindy (Jeff Sveum) Jones and numerous cousins.
He was preceded in death by his parents, brother and sister-in-law, Marvin and Delores Marik.
Online condolences may be left at www.apfelfuneralhome.com