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Beechwood Christian Church
Saturday May 30th, 2015
1:00pm - 8:00pm

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Frankie Dean Self

Frankie D. Self, 74, of West Baden Springs, Indiana passed away on Thursday, May 28th, 2015 at St. Vincent Hospital in Indianapolis, Indiana.

He was born on September 16th, 1940 in French Lick, Indiana to the late Harold Dean Self and Gertrude (Willoughby) Self.

He married Thelma McFarland on June 19th, 1960 and she survives.

He was preceded in death by his parents and (2) Sisters – Roberta Self and Marie Tolbert.

Frankie was a member of the Beechwood Christian Church where he served as an elder and had previously served as a Board President. He loved woodworking, spending time with his family, fishing and taking walks.

He was a player on the famed 1958 Springs Valley Basketball Team and Graduated with the Springs Valley Class of 1959.

Frankie worked at the Springs Valley Herald and then retired from Texas Eastern Gas Company after working there for 19 years.

He is survived by

Wife        Thelma (McFarland) Self West Baden Springs, Indiana

(2) Daughters Michele Self Dallas, Texas
        Joni Randle (Donny) Old Hickory, Tennessee

(1) Brother Ben Self (Sue) West Baden Springs, Indiana

(2) Grandchildren Chloe and Jonah Randle Old Hickory, Tennessee

Funeral services will be conducted Sunday, May 31st, 2015, at 2:00 p.m., by Pastor Joan Daniels at the Beechwood Christian Church, 8535 West State Road 56, French Lick, Indiana. Interment will follow in the Patoka Memorial Cemetery, French Lick, Indiana.

Friends may call Saturday from 1:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. at the Brosmer-Kemple Funeral Home and Sunday from 1:00 p.m. until the time of service at the Beechwood Christian Church, 8535 West State Road 56, French Lick, Indiana 47432.

In lieu of flowers the family requests memorial contributions be made to the Patoka Memorial Cemetery, P.O. Box 350, French Lick, Indiana 47432 or to the Beechwood Christian Church, 8535 West State Road 56, French Lick, Indiana 47432.

Arrangements are in the care of Brosmer-Kemple Funeral Home 9640 W. State Rd. 56 French Lick, In. 47432.
Condolences may be made on our Facebook page at Brosmer-Kemple Funeral Home or at our website – www.brosmer-kemplefuneralhome.com.

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      I am so sorry for the loss of your father.  I know that he fought a hard battle.  Sometimes the body just doesn't want what the heart wants.  Know that you are in my thoughts and prayers.   Blessings to you and your family.

Kay Myers Jun 1 2015 12:00 AM

Our sincere sympathies on the death of your father.  I know he will be missed.  Our thoughts and prayers are with you and all if your family.

Ann Harmon and Kathy Raffensperger Jun 1 2015 12:00 AM

I am so sorry for the loss of your Father. I know there are no words to ease the pain in your heart now. Please know that you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. I pray for comfort and strength for you!
Kim Brookshear

Kim Brookshear May 31 2015 12:00 AM

I fondly remember in the 70s & 80s the different Sunday's spent in French Lick with the family and especially Frankie.  When they were in Dallas a couple of years ago and we all remembered the the fun times we had.  Thelma,Michell, Joni,our deepest sympathy. All our love, Alan & Jackie Doan

Alan Doan May 30 2015 12:00 AM

So Sorry to hear about Frank;If you need us for anything please call(812)936-4695.
You all have our deepest symphaty.

Rick & Sherrie Wininger May 30 2015 12:00 AM

My deepest symathy go out to you,I worked with Frank for 19n years he was a good friend and avery good man.

Donald R. Wilson May 29 2015 12:00 AM

SPATHIPHYLLUM was sent by Jen Chadwick.

Please accept our most heartfelt sympathies for your lossour thoughts are with you and your family during this difficult time. With deepest sympathy, Brandon, Erik and the Finance & Operations Team - Golden Living

Brandon Ribar May 29 2015 12:00 AM


Words cant express how saddened we are to hear of your loss. Our thoughts are with you and your family during this difficult time. Sincerely, Julianne, Jerry, and The Sales Team

Julianne Williams May 29 2015 12:00 AM

With Heartfelt Sympathy...to the family of Frankie

May Friends comfort you,Faith uphold you and loving memories heal your heart....

Frankie was a teammate of mine on the first Springs Valley Badketball team in 1958
he leaves us with great memories of that year.

Beverly Runyon-Condra May 29 2015 12:00 AM

I am really sorry for you loss. I know how close you were to your father and what an influence he had on your life. I know he will be missed..
God will definitely show you the way to smiling again. I know this experience will change you forever. Just remember all the good times you shared with your father and all the love he gave you throughout the years. He is not gone. He will live in your heart forever.
     With Love & Prayers;
                                                                                                          Starleen Jones

Starleen Jones May 29 2015 12:00 AM