Frank V Rakela
  • 92 years old
  • Date of birth: Sep 28, 1922
  • Date of passing: Feb 8, 2015
Let the memory of Frank be with us forever
This memorial website was created in memory of our loved one, Frank Rakela, 92, born on September 28, 1922 and passed away on February 8, 2015. We will remember him forever.
Memorial Tributes
This tribute was added by Christy Rakela on 30th September 2017

"On his 95th birthday, I light a candle in remembrance of my father who was the anchor in my life. His words of wisdom always supported me in whatever I was doing. His presence can only be compared to an honorable king watching over his children. I was lucky to be his child.. I carry the knowledge he gave me everywhere I go, along with his eternal strength forever imbedded in him as a follower of God and tested as a pilot in WWII . His memory will always be preserved in my heart.. Love you DAD! Happy Birthday!"

This tribute was added by Christy Rakela on 28th September 2016

"HAPPY BIRTHDAY DAD ! We love you and miss you always. We celebrate your 94th birthday in honor of you, our dad and grandfather. Chrystal will be sure to blow out the candles for you.
Your the best!"

This tribute was added by K Rakela on 29th September 2015

"I will always remember dad's peaceful presence. Even at times of chaos he had an inner peace and he would say "don't be mad, don't be mad."

He had an interesting habit where he would calmly pull his car to the side of the the road when someone was tailgating and let them pass. He would do this even in town and on back roads."

This tribute was added by Christy Rakela on 21st February 2015

"Thank you Dad for the experience of a lifetime - being there for you several times in emergency, the hospital, the rehabilitation facilities, and the independent living home. I treasured every moment with you in a way I can not even find the words to describe. I would do it all over again in a heartbeat. I am comforted by the many memories you left me and your insightful words of wisdom to help guide me. I will always love you.
Your daughter, Christy"

This tribute was added by Julie Flynn on 18th February 2015

"Dear Ginnie, Nancy, Christy, Kathleen, Teresa, Jim and family,

With our deepest sympathies to you and all your loved ones.
Uncle Frank was a very special kind person and his memories will live on in our hearts.
I am grateful he was a part of mine and my families lives.
Love, Julie Flynn Burke and Family"

This tribute was added by Bonnie Whitler on 10th February 2015

"Dear Nancy
I am so sorry to hear about your loss.  I know the past few months have been difficult, and that losing your parent is incredibly hard, but I'm sure he must have been a wonderful man to have such an amazing daughter.
My thoughts are with you at this difficult time
Love, Bonnie"

This tribute was added by Nancy Karpani Rakela on 10th February 2015

"Dear Dad,
We love you and miss you. We are so greatful to have had you as our father. Your generosity to all will not be forgotten."

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